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English definition of “circumflex”


noun [C] uk   /ˈsɜː.kəm.fleks/ us    /ˈsɝː-/

circumflex noun [C] (IN WRITING)

a sign (^) over a letter, especially a vowel, which shows that it has a different pronunciation from the letter without a sign over itPunctuation

circumflex noun [C] (IN THE BODY)

specialized medical describes nerves, arteries, or veins that bend around an organ or body partSubstances and structures in the body
(Definition of circumflex from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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