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circulation

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcirculationcir‧cu‧la‧tion /ˌsɜːkjəˈleɪʃən $ ˌsɜːr-/ ●○○ noun  1 [singular, uncountable]HBH the movement of blood around your body Exercise improves the circulation.good/bad circulation Doctors had to remove her leg because of bad circulation.2 [uncountable]EXCHANGE the exchange of information, money etc from one person to another in a group or societyin/out of circulation Police believe there are thousands of illegal guns in circulation. The book was taken out of circulation.remove/withdraw something from circulation The Treasury Department plans to remove older coins from circulation and replace them with new ones.3 [countable usually singular]TCNREAD the average number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are usually sold each day, week, month etccirculation of The newspaper has a daily circulation of 55,000.4 [countable, uncountable]MOVE/CHANGE POSITION the movement of liquid, air etc in a system Let’s open the windows and get some circulation in here.5 in circulation/out of circulation
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circulationThe local newspaper has a circulation of around 16,000.In addition, the opposition will be allowed to publish a daily newspaper with a circulation of 500,000.The quantity of cash in circulation could drop by half.That in turn caused the car rental companies to keep their vehicles in circulation longer.The bandage is too tight - it's cutting off my circulation.Extra heating may also be required to offset pain, discomfort or poor circulation.It is a specialist journal with a relatively small circulation.The Sun switched back to the Tories in 1979, and the circulation gap doubled.good/bad circulationA stagnant, slow moving and bad circulation of air is a direct encouragement to disease spores to settle and take hold.Angling the powerhead towards the heater will ensure good circulation around it.One of the most important factors for maintaining beautiful skin and a glowing complexion is good circulation.It has proved a simple, cheap and-so far-effective means of maintaining good circulation in my legs.Seven years ago, because of bad circulation, she had her leg amputated.Mainstream publishers complain that good circulation databases of black names are hard to come by.in/out of circulationCrime we know about and talk about and deplore, but sin as a subject for discussion has gone out of circulation.In a sense, phosphate is taken out of circulation in the Ecosphere, diminishing the prospects of more life.
From Longman Business Dictionarycirculationcir‧cu‧la‧tion /ˌsɜːkjəˈleɪʃənˌsɜːr-/ noun1[uncountable] the exchange of money within an economyIt was a bold anti-inflation plan, including a squeeze on the circulation of money.2[uncountable]ECONOMICS if money is in circulation, it is being used by people in an economy. If money is out of circulation, it is not being usedThe old notes are being withdrawn from circulation.An obvious sign of hyperinflation is the massive increase in the quantity of money in circulation.3[countable usually singular] the average number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold each day, week, or monthThe paper’s circulation increased by 150,000.a mass circulation (=selling a very large number of copies) newspaper
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