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noun [countable] hood pronunciation in British English /hʊd/
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  1. 1
    the part of a coat or jacket that covers your head
    You can always put your hood up if it rains.
    1. a.
      a piece of cloth that can be pulled over a persons head and face
      The robbers were wearing black hoods.
  2. 3
    American informal a hoodlum
  3. 4
    American very informal the neighbourhood where you live in a city or town
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