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"circuitous" in British English

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circuitousadjective

uk   /sɜːˈkjuː.ɪ.təs/  us   /sɝːˈkjuː.ɪ.t̬əs/ formal
not ​straight or ​direct: a circuitous ​route/​path a circuitous (= ​long and ​indirect)explanation
circuitously
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of circuitous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"circuitous" in American English

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circuitousadjective

 us   /sərˈkju·ɪ·t̬əs/
not ​straight or ​direct; ​roundabout: We took a circuitous ​routehome.
circuitously
adverb  us   /sərˈkju·ɪ·t̬əs·li/
The ​traintrackswound circuitously through the ​canyons.
(Definition of circuitous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “circuitous”
in Chinese (Simplified) 迂回的,绕行的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 迂迴的,繞行的…
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