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English definition of “circus”

circus

noun (ATTENTION)    /ˈsɜː.kəs/ US  /ˈsɝː-/
[S] disapproving a lot of activity and interest caused by an event or situation: the media circus surrounding the caseBusy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
(Definition of circus noun (ATTENTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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