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circle

noun

Definition of CIRCLE

1
something with a perfectly round circumference <a circle of columns surrounds the memorial to the fallen heroes>
Synonyms cirque, ring, round, roundel
2
a circular strip <a decorative circle of silver on the rim of the commemorative plate for their 25th wedding anniversary>
Synonyms band, circle, eye, hoop, loop, round
3
a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially <got together with her social circle once a week>
Near Antonyms loner; individualist
4
a series of events or actions that repeat themselves regularly and in the same order <with the birth of a child coming so soon after the death of a grandparent, we were once again reminded of the circle of life>

March 30, 2015
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