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cir·cum·nav·i·gate

 (sûr′kəm-năv′ĭ-gāt′)
tr.v. cir·cum·nav·i·gat·ed, cir·cum·nav·i·gat·ing, cir·cum·nav·i·gates
1. To proceed completely around: circumnavigating the earth.
2. To go around; circumvent: circumnavigate the downtown traffic.

cir′cum·nav′i·ga′tion n.
cir′cum·nav′i·ga′tor n.
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circumnavigate

(ˌsɜːkəmˈnævɪˌɡeɪt)
vb
(Navigation) (tr) to sail or fly completely around
ˌcircumˈnavigable adj
ˌcircumˌnaviˈgation n
ˌcircumˈnaviˌgator n
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cir•cum•nav•i•gate

(ˌsɜr kəmˈnæv ɪˌgeɪt)

v.t. -gat•ed, -gat•ing.
1. to sail or fly completely around.
2. to go or maneuver around.
[1625–35; < Latin circumnāvigātus, past participle of circumnāvigāre=circum- circum- + nāvigāre to sail; see navigate]
cir`cum•nav′i•ga•ble (-gə bəl) adj.
cir`cum•nav`i•ga′tion, n.
cir`cum•nav′i•ga`tor, n.
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circumnavigate


Past participle: circumnavigated
Gerund: circumnavigating

Imperative
circumnavigate
circumnavigate
Present
I circumnavigate
you circumnavigate
he/she/it circumnavigates
we circumnavigate
you circumnavigate
they circumnavigate
Preterite
I circumnavigated
you circumnavigated
he/she/it circumnavigated
we circumnavigated
you circumnavigated
they circumnavigated
Present Continuous
I am circumnavigating
you are circumnavigating
he/she/it is circumnavigating
we are circumnavigating
you are circumnavigating
they are circumnavigating
Present Perfect
I have circumnavigated
you have circumnavigated
he/she/it has circumnavigated
we have circumnavigated
you have circumnavigated
they have circumnavigated
Past Continuous
I was circumnavigating
you were circumnavigating
he/she/it was circumnavigating
we were circumnavigating
you were circumnavigating
they were circumnavigating
Past Perfect
I had circumnavigated
you had circumnavigated
he/she/it had circumnavigated
we had circumnavigated
you had circumnavigated
they had circumnavigated
Future
I will circumnavigate
you will circumnavigate
he/she/it will circumnavigate
we will circumnavigate
you will circumnavigate
they will circumnavigate
Future Perfect
I will have circumnavigated
you will have circumnavigated
he/she/it will have circumnavigated
we will have circumnavigated
you will have circumnavigated
they will have circumnavigated
Future Continuous
I will be circumnavigating
you will be circumnavigating
he/she/it will be circumnavigating
we will be circumnavigating
you will be circumnavigating
they will be circumnavigating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been circumnavigating
you have been circumnavigating
he/she/it has been circumnavigating
we have been circumnavigating
you have been circumnavigating
they have been circumnavigating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been circumnavigating
you will have been circumnavigating
he/she/it will have been circumnavigating
we will have been circumnavigating
you will have been circumnavigating
they will have been circumnavigating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been circumnavigating
you had been circumnavigating
he/she/it had been circumnavigating
we had been circumnavigating
you had been circumnavigating
they had been circumnavigating
Conditional
I would circumnavigate
you would circumnavigate
he/she/it would circumnavigate
we would circumnavigate
you would circumnavigate
they would circumnavigate
Past Conditional
I would have circumnavigated
you would have circumnavigated
he/she/it would have circumnavigated
we would have circumnavigated
you would have circumnavigated
they would have circumnavigated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.circumnavigate - travel around, either by plane or ship; "We compassed the earth"
circle - travel around something; "circle the globe"
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circumnavigate

verb
To pass around but not through:
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Translations
يَطوفُ حَوْل
obeploutobejít
kiertää
körülhajóz
sigla umhverfis
apiplaukimasapiplaukti
apbraukt apkārt
oboplávať
çevresini/etrafını dolaşmak

circumnavigate

[ˌsɜːkəmˈnævɪgeɪt] VTcircunnavegar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

circumnavigate

[ˌsɜːrkəmˈnævɪgeɪt] vt [+ island] → contourner
to circumnavigate the world → faire le tour du monde en bateau
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

circumnavigate

vt the globeumfahren; (in yacht also) → umsegeln; cape, island alsoumschiffen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

circumnavigate

[ˌsɜːkəmˈnævɪgeɪt] vtcircumnavigare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

circumnavigate

(səːkəmˈnӕvigeit) verb
to sail round (especially the world).
ˈcircumˌnaviˈgation noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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Summary: A group of charity "firefighters" are to write themselves into the record books after circumnavigating the globe in a fire engine.
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