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circular

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcircularcir‧cu‧lar1 /ˈsɜːkjələ $ ˈsɜːrkjələr/ ●●○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 CIRCLEshaped like a circle 🔊 a circular table2 AROUND/ROUNDmoving around in a circle 🔊 a circular bus route3 circular argument/logic/reasoningcircularity /ˌsɜːkjəˈlærəti $ ˌsɜːr-/ noun [uncountable]
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circularThe level I have in mind is circular.Attached to one side was an enormous circular blade; a startling silver against the gloom.The interior of the circular cella is a masterpiece of construction and lighting effect.The villa has a circular courtyard with rooms leading off it in all directions.The cattle are kept in a large circular enclosure.The frigidarium is small and circular in plan.Rather, I think the measure should be circular, like the face of a clock.With shoes off, make a circular motion with the feet to the count of 10, Levi suggested.the moon's circular orbitThe planets follow almost circular orbits around the sun.The procession follows a circular route through the town, and finishes back in the park.Hold up the circular strip and ask the students how many sides it has.
circularcircular2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TCNa printed advertisement, notice etc that is sent to lots of people at the same time
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circularIt is not a circular slipped under your door to which you may or may not respond with a pre-paid envelope.Central Government publish general advice on a wide range of planning issues through planning policy guidance notes and circulars.Publishers often distribute, in addition to catalogues, circulars about individual books or series.The Patten plan, detailed in a Government draft circular, risks further heightening confrontation with teachers already boycotting national curriculum tests.Still, make sure that it's mentioned in the next circular, lad.Robotic bureaucrats do not look through the Sunday shopping circulars to find the lowest prices.In view of the threat of expulsions contained in these circulars, Labour supporters of Unity had to reconsider their position.
From Longman Business Dictionarycircularcir‧cu‧lar /ˈsɜːkələˈsɜːrkjələr/ noun [countable]MARKETING an official letter or advertisement sent to a lot of peopleThe government’s instructions were issued to local authorities via circulars.a circular letter sent out by one insurance company, urging people to ‘Act Now And Beat The Tax Man’
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