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1. Of or relating to a circle.
a. Shaped like or nearly like a circle; round.
b. Moving in or forming a circle.
3. Circuitous; roundabout: took a circular route to the office.
4. Using a premise to prove a conclusion that in turn is used to prove the premise: a circular argument.
5. Defining one word in terms of another that is itself defined in terms of the first word.
6. Addressed or distributed to a large number of persons.
A printed advertisement, directive, or notice intended for mass distribution.

[Middle English circuler, from Anglo-Norman, from Latin circulāris, from circulus, circle; see circle.]

cir′cu·lar′i·ty (-lăr′ĭ-tē) n.
cir′cu·lar·ly adv.
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circularism, circularity

reasoning or arguing in a circle.
See also: Argumentation
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.circularity - the roundness of a 2-dimensional figure
roundness - the property possessed by a line or surface that is curved and not angular
concentricity - the quality of having the same center (as circles inside one another)
eccentricity - a circularity that has a different center or deviates from a circular path
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[ˌsɜːkjʊˈlærɪtɪ] Ncircularidad f
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(ˈsəːkjulə) adjective
1. having the form of a circle. a circular piece of paper.
2. leading back to the point from which it started. a circular road.
a notice etc, especially advertising something, sent to a number of persons. We often get circulars advertising holidays.
circuˈlarity (-ˈlӕ-) noun
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