revolve Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “revolve” in the English Dictionary

"revolve" in British English

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revolveverb [I or T]

uk   /rɪˈvɒlv/  us   /-ˈvɑːlv/
to ​move or ​cause something to ​move around a ​centralpoint or ​line: The ​earth revolves around the ​sun. The ​gunturret revolved until the ​gun was ​aimed at the ​advancingsoldiers.
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(Definition of revolve from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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revolveverb [I/T]

 us   /rɪˈvɑlv, -ˈvɔlv/
to move in a ​circle or a ​curve around a ​centralpoint, or to ​cause something to do this: [T] The ​plane revolved 162 ​degrees onto ​its back. [I] The ​earth revolves around the ​sun, ​roughly in a ​circle. [I] fig. His ​life revolves around (= He is only ​interested in)football.
(Definition of revolve from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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