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English definition of “ring”

ring

verb [T] (CIRCLE)    /rɪŋ/ (ringed, ringed)
to surround something: Armed police ringed the hijacked plane . The harbour is dangerous - it's ringed by/with rocks and reefs .Enclosing, surrounding and immersing UK to draw a circle round something: Students should ring the correct answers in pencil .Enclosing, surrounding and immersing to put a ring on something, especially an animal : We ringed the birds (= put rings around their legs ) so that we could identify them later .Animal farming - general words
(Definition of ring verb (CIRCLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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