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English definition of “roundabout”


adjective     /ˈraʊnd.ə.baʊt/
not in a simple , direct , or quick way: We took a roundabout route to avoid the accident . He asked me, in a roundabout way, if he could have a salary increase .Digressing and being indirect or evasiveMoving in order to avoid contactNot saying much
(Definition of roundabout adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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