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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.
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(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
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(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.
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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
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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"
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[ˈsɜːkjʊləraɪz] VTenviar circulares a
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vt persondurch Rundschreiben informieren; letter, memozirkulieren lassen
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[ˈsɜːkjʊləˌraɪz] vtinviare circolari a
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Also, he arranged for an administrative staff to circularize exposure drafts and to read and analyze the letters of comment, thus freeing up time for the accounting research staff to concentrate on research.
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