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tr.v. cir·cu·lar·ized, cir·cu·lar·iz·ing, cir·cu·lar·iz·es
1. To publicize with circulars.
2. To canvass or poll using a questionnaire.

cir′cu·lar·i·za′tion (-lər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
cir′cu·lar·iz′er n.


(ˈsɜːkjʊləˌraɪz) or


vb (tr)
1. to distribute circulars to
2. to canvass or petition (people), as for support, votes, etc, by distributing letters, etc
3. to make circular
ˌcirculariˈzation, ˌcirculariˈsation n
ˈcircularˌizer, ˈcircularˌiser n


(ˈsɜr kyə ləˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
1. to circulate (a letter, memorandum, etc.).
2. to send circulars to.
3. to publicize, esp. by distributing circulars.
4. to make circular.
cir`cu•lar•i•za′tion, n.
cir′cu•lar•iz`er, n.


Past participle: circularized
Gerund: circularizing

I circularize
you circularize
he/she/it circularizes
we circularize
you circularize
they circularize
I circularized
you circularized
he/she/it circularized
we circularized
you circularized
they circularized
Present Continuous
I am circularizing
you are circularizing
he/she/it is circularizing
we are circularizing
you are circularizing
they are circularizing
Present Perfect
I have circularized
you have circularized
he/she/it has circularized
we have circularized
you have circularized
they have circularized
Past Continuous
I was circularizing
you were circularizing
he/she/it was circularizing
we were circularizing
you were circularizing
they were circularizing
Past Perfect
I had circularized
you had circularized
he/she/it had circularized
we had circularized
you had circularized
they had circularized
I will circularize
you will circularize
he/she/it will circularize
we will circularize
you will circularize
they will circularize
Future Perfect
I will have circularized
you will have circularized
he/she/it will have circularized
we will have circularized
you will have circularized
they will have circularized
Future Continuous
I will be circularizing
you will be circularizing
he/she/it will be circularizing
we will be circularizing
you will be circularizing
they will be circularizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been circularizing
you have been circularizing
he/she/it has been circularizing
we have been circularizing
you have been circularizing
they have been circularizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been circularizing
you will have been circularizing
he/she/it will have been circularizing
we will have been circularizing
you will have been circularizing
they will have been circularizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been circularizing
you had been circularizing
he/she/it had been circularizing
we had been circularizing
you had been circularizing
they had been circularizing
I would circularize
you would circularize
he/she/it would circularize
we would circularize
you would circularize
they would circularize
Past Conditional
I would have circularized
you would have circularized
he/she/it would have circularized
we would have circularized
you would have circularized
they would have circularized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.circularize - canvass by distributing letters
canvass, poll, canvas - get the opinions (of people) by asking specific questions
2.circularize - canvass by using a questionnaire
canvas, canvass - solicit votes from potential voters in an electoral campaign
3.circularize - distribute circulars to
send around - forward to others; "he is sending around an appeal for funds"
4.circularize - cause to become widely known; "spread information"; "circulate a rumor"; "broadcast the news"
publicize, bare, publicise, air - make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
podcast - distribute (multimedia files) over the internet for playback on a mobile device or a personal computer
sow - introduce into an environment; "sow suspicion or beliefs"
circulate, go around, spread - become widely known and passed on; "the rumor spread"; "the story went around in the office"
popularise, popularize, vulgarise, vulgarize, generalise, generalize - cater to popular taste to make popular and present to the general public; bring into general or common use; "They popularized coffee in Washington State"; "Relativity Theory was vulgarized by these authors"
carry, run - include as the content; broadcast or publicize; "We ran the ad three times"; "This paper carries a restaurant review"; "All major networks carried the press conference"
5.circularize - make circular
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"


[ˈsɜːkjʊləraɪz] VTenviar circulares a


vt persondurch Rundschreiben informieren; letter, memozirkulieren lassen


[ˈsɜːkjʊləˌraɪz] vtinviare circolari a
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