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Meaning of “circle” - Learner’s Dictionary

circle

noun     /ˈsɜːkl/
SHAPE [C]
A2 a round, flat shape like the letter O, or a group of people or things arranged in this shape: We all sat on the floor in a circle.Geometrical shapesSpherical, circular and annular objects
GROUP [C]
B2 a group of people with family, work, or social connections: a close circle of friends It's a technical term used in medical circles.Groups of people
the circle UK
the seats in the upper area of a theatre →  See also inner circle , traffic circle , vicious circle Theatres, cinemas and their parts
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