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Meaning of “hope” - Learner’s Dictionary

hope

verb     /həʊp/
A2 [I, T] to want something to happen or be true: [+ (that)] I hope that the bus won't be late. We had hoped for better weather than this. "Do you think it's going to rain?" "I hope not!" "Is he coming?" "I hope so."Hoping and hopefulnessPotential
hope to do sth B1 to intend to do something: Dad hopes to retire next year.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
Translations of “hope”
in Arabic يَأمَل…
in Korean 소망하다, 바라다…
in Malaysian harap…
in French espérer…
in Turkish ummak, ümit etmek, beklemek…
in Italian sperare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 希望,盼望…
in Russian надеяться…
in Polish mieć nadzieję…
in Vietnamese hy vọng, ước mong…
in Spanish esperar…
in Portuguese esperar…
in Thai หวัง…
in German hoffen…
in Catalan esperar…
in Japanese (~を)願う…
in Indonesian mengharapkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 希望,盼望…
(Definition of hope verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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