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ring

3 verb
     
ring3 past tense and past participle ringed [transitive]
1 to surround something:
Thousands of people ringed the court building to demand the release of Mr Cox.
be ringed with something
Her eyes were ringed with stiff black lashes.
2 British English to draw a circular mark around something [= circle]:
Ring the mistakes in red.
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