full circle


full circle

adverb

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

Full Definition of FULL CIRCLE

:  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

First Known Use of FULL CIRCLE

1878

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