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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
Translations of “circle”
in Korean 원형…
in Arabic حَلَقة, دائرة…
in French cercle, milieu, balcon…
in Turkish daire, yuvarlak, aile…
in Italian cerchio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 圓, 圓圈…
in Russian круг…
in Polish koło, okrąg, krąg…
in Spanish círculo, anfiteatro…
in Portuguese círculo…
in German der Kreis, der Rang…
in Catalan cercle, rotllana…
in Japanese 円…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 圆, 圆圈…
(Definition of circle noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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