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full circle


Simple Definition of full circle

  • : through a series of changes that lead back to an original position or situation or to an opposite position or situation

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of full circle

  1. :  through a series of developments that lead back to the original source, position, or situation or to a complete reversal of the original position —usually used in the phrase come full circle


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