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circle

noun uk   /ˈsɜː.kl̩/ us    /ˈsɝː-/

circle noun (SHAPE)

A2 [C] a continuous curved line, the points of which are always the same distance away from a fixed central point, or the area inside such a line: Coloured paper was cut into circles. We sat in a circle.
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circle noun (GROUP)

B2 [C] a group of people with family, work, or social connections: The subject was never discussed outside the family circle. She's not one of my close circle of friends. We never meet these days - we move in different circles (= do not have the same group of friends).
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circle noun (UPPER FLOOR)

the circle [S] UK an upper floor in a theatre or cinema where people sit to watch the performance: Shall I get seats in the circle or in the stalls?

circle

verb uk   /ˈsɜː.kl̩/ us    /ˈsɝː-/
C2 [I or T] to move in a circle, often around something: The plane circled for an hour before receiving permission to land. Security staff circled the grounds of the house with guard dogs every hour.B1 [T] to draw a circle around something: Circle the answer you think is correct.
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Translations of “circle”
in Korean 원형…
in Arabic حَلَقة, دائرة…
in French cercle, milieu, balcon…
in Turkish daire, yuvarlak, aile…
in Italian cerchio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 圓, 圓圈…
in Russian круг…
in Polish koło, okrąg, krąg…
in Spanish círculo, anfiteatro…
in Portuguese círculo…
in German der Kreis, der Rang…
in Catalan cercle, rotllana…
in Japanese 円…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 圆, 圆圈…
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