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verb [intransitive] British English pronunciation: swoop /swuːp/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyswoop
he/she/itswoops
present participleswooping
past tenseswooped
past participleswooped

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    to move quickly and suddenly downwards through the air, especially in order to attack or catch someone or something

    The aircraft swooped down over the fields in search of its target.

    We watched the hawk swoop on its prey.

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