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circulation

noun     /ˌsɜː.kjʊˈleɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌsɝː-/
[U] the process in which something such as information , money , or goods passes from one person to another: Police have warned that there are a lot of fake £50 notes in circulation. Add her name to the circulation list for this report (= the people who will be given it to read ).figurative I hear she's out of circulation/back in circulation (= taking part /not taking part in social activities ) after her accident .The circulatory system and blood C2 [C usually singular] the number of people that a newspaper or magazine is regularly sold to: The paper has a circulation of 150,000.Newspapers and magazines C2 [U] the movement of blood around the body : Exercise helps to improve circulation.The circulatory system and blood
(Definition of circulation noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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