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"circular" in British English

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circularadjective

uk   /ˈsɜː.kjə.lər/  us   /ˈsɝː.kjə.lɚ/

circularnoun [C]

uk   /ˈsɜː.kjə.lər/  us   /ˈsɝː.kjə.lɚ/
(Definition of circular from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"circular" in American English

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circularadjective

 us   /ˈsɜr·kjə·lər/
  • circular adjective (ROUND)

in the shape of a circle; round: One man built a circular barn for his cows. The circular area is used for parking.
A circular argument or discussion is one which keeps returning to the same points and does not advance to any new points or to agreement.

circularnoun [C]

 us   /ˈsɜr·kjə·lər/
  • circular noun [C] (PRINTED PAPER)

a letter or notice given to a large number of people: The discount chain advertises sales with circulars.
(Definition of circular from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"circular" in Business English

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circularnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsɜːkjələr/ COMMUNICATIONS
a printed announcement, advertisement, or letter that is sent to many people at the same time: Details of the payout will be contained in a circular to be sent to shareholders next month.
circular
adjective [before noun]
The agency issued a circular letter outlining the industry-sponsored inspection program.
(Definition of circular from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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