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vicious circlenoun [C]

 us   /ˈvɪʃ·əs ˈsɜr·kəl/ (also vicious cycle,  us   /ˈvɪʃ·əs ˈsɑɪ·kəl/ )
a ​situation in which one ​problemcauses another one, making the ​originalproblemimpossible to ​solve: In a ​kind of vicious circle, ​girls did not ​studyscience because other ​girls didn’t ​studyscience, ​even though they were good at it.
(Definition of vicious circle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vicious circle”
in Chinese (Simplified) 恶性循环…
in Turkish kısır döngü…
in Russian порочный круг…
in Chinese (Traditional) 惡性循環…
in Polish błędne koło…
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