circular

[[t]sɜ͟ː(r)kjʊlə(r)[/t]]
circulars
1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Something that is circular is shaped like a circle.
See also semi-circular

...a circular hole twelve feet wide and two feet deep...

Place your hands on your shoulders and move your elbows up, back, and down, in a circular motion.

2) ADJ: usu ADJ n A circular journey or route is one in which you go to a place and return by a different route.

Both sides of the river can be explored on this circular walk.

3) ADJ-GRADED A circular argument or theory is not valid because it uses a statement to prove something which is then used to prove the statement.
4) N-COUNT A circular is an official letter or advertisement that is sent to a large number of people at the same time.

The proposal has been widely publicised in BBC-TV press information circulars sent to 1,800 newspapers.


English dictionary. 2008.

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