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circular

adjective uk   /ˈsɜː.kjʊ.lər/ us    /ˈsɝː.kjʊ.lɚ/
B2 shaped like a circle: a circular flowerbed/tableclothGeometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects C2 describes an argument that keeps returning to the same points and is not effectiveArguing and disagreeing
circularity
noun [U] uk   /ˌsɜː.kjʊˈlær.ɪ.ti/ us    /ˌsɝː.kjʊˈler.ɪ.t̬i/
the circularity of political argumentsArguing and disagreeing

circular

noun [C] uk   /ˈsɜː.kjʊ.lər/ us    /ˈsɝː.kjʊ.lɚ/
a letter or notice sent to a large number of people: Circulars and other junk mail go straight in the bin.Advertising, marketing and merchandisingRetailing
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