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English definition of “round”

round

noun [C]
 
 
/raʊnd/
first/second/third/etc, round B2 a part of a competition: He was beaten in the first round.Parts and stages of competitions
EVENTS a group of events that is part of a series: a round of interviews a new round of talks between the two countriesParts and stages of competitions
VISITS (also US rounds) regular visits to a group of people or houses to give them something or to see them: a milk/newspaper roundVisiting
DRINKS drinks that you buy for a group of people: It's your turn to buy the next round.Drinks - general wordsSelling and serving alcoholic drinks
round of applause If something gets a round of applause, people clap their hands to show their approval or enjoyment: The crowd gave him a huge round of applause.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
BULLETS a bullet or a set of bullets to be fired at one time from a gunBullets and cartridges
round of golf a game of golfGolf
(Definition of round noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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