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English definition of “circle”

circle

noun [C] (GROUP)   /ˈsɜr·kəl/
a group of people who are connected by family, work, or society, or who share an interest: There’s a small circle of people who sell and exhibit their work at the same shows. The mayor’s inner circle met with him throughout the crisis to give advice.
(Definition of circle noun (GROUP) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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