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English definition of “circle”

circle

verb [I/T] (SHAPE)   /ˈsɜr·kəl/
fig. If you circle around a subject, you talk about things related to it, often to avoid talking about the subject itself: [I] He circled around the idea of paying authors more for their books.
(Definition of circle verb (SHAPE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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