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English definition of “circular”

circular

adjective  /ˈsɜr·kjə·lər/ us  

circular adjective (ROUND)

in the shape of a circle; round: One man built a circular barn for his cows. The circular area is used for parking. A circular argument or discussion is one which keeps returning to the same points and does not advance to any new points or to agreement.

circular

noun [C]  /ˈsɜr·kjə·lər/ us  

circular noun [C] (PRINTED PAPER)

a letter or notice given to a large number of people: The discount chain advertises sales with circulars.
(Definition of circular from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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