hopeverb [I or T]uk /həʊp/ us /hoʊp/
hopenoun [C or U]uk /həʊp/ us /hoʊp/
- We still haven't given up hope of finding her alive.
- The latest violence has destroyed any remaining hopes for an early peace agreement.
- The hope is that this area will develop into a vibrant commercial centre.
- The doctors gave him more powerful drugs in the hope that he might recover.
- There is still some hope that the economic blockade will work and make military intervention unnecessary.