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noun [countable] scoop pronunciation in British English /skuːp/
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  1. 1
    a tool like a spoon with a deep round part, used for measuring or serving various substances
    a metal ice cream scoop
    1. a.
      an amount of something that a scoop holds
      scoop of: Use two scoops of coffee and a cup of water.
  2. 2
    informal an exciting or important news story that one news organization publishes or broadcasts before anyone else
    get the scoop: eager reporters scrambling to get the scoop on the latest royal scandal
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    1. a.
      mainly American spoken the most recent information about someone or something, especially something personal or private
      Did you get the inside scoop on their divorce?


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