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English definition of “circuitous”


adjective     /sɜːˈkjuː.ɪ.təs/ US  /sɝːˈkjuː.ɪ.t̬əs/ formal
not straight or direct: a circuitous route/path a circuitous (= long and indirect) explanationDescribing angles, lines and orientations circuitously     /-li/ adverb Describing angles, lines and orientations
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