Focus on the pronunciation of circus
English definition of “circus”
/ˈsɜr·kəs/ n [C]
› a group of traveling entertainers including acrobats, clowns, and trained animals, or a performance by such a group, often in a tent: He quit school in the eighth grade to join the circus. We saw the circus set up in a tent in the middle of the city. › A circus is also something noisy and confused: The media circus covering the trial took over the courthouse steps.