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verb [transitive] scoop pronunciation in American English /skup/
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I/you/we/theyscoop
he/she/itscoops
present participlescooping
past tensescooped
past participlescooped
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  1. 1
    to dig something out or pick it up using something such as a spoon or your curved hand
    He scooped some water from the stream.
    Carefully scoop out the pulp with a small spoon.
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  2. 3
    mainly journalism to earn or win something
    Advisors will scoop fees of up to one million dollars.

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