in circulation

idiom

: going or passing from person to person or place to place
That rumor has been in circulation for a long time.
coins no longer in circulation

Examples of in circulation in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Since the year 200, the ratio of M2 Money Supply to M1 Money Supply implies that there are an average of 4x more savings than US dollars in circulation. Mark Lurie, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 The Dan Da Dan manga series currently has over 370 million views on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump Plus platform and over 3.2 million print volumes in circulation. Patrick Brzeski, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Mar. 2024 Here’s the good news for lovers of his brisket and cornbread: Coop’s food will be back in circulation though continued catering and new pop-ups. Roxana Popescu, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Mar. 2024 After every 210,000 blocks are added to the chain, the reward is cut in half to slow down the pace of adding bitcoin to the supply in circulation. Britney Nguyen, Quartz, 4 Mar. 2024 Someone else will be grateful that this monster is still in circulation. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, 2 Mar. 2024 Cocking said San Francisco has 611 passes in circulation, a number that increased significantly last year. Lila Seidman, Los Angeles Times, 28 Feb. 2024 The Elysee said Macron requested to have security arrangements for the opening ceremony adapted to keep the open-air book stalls in circulation. Thomas Adamson, USA TODAY, 14 Feb. 2024 The chart below shows the number of notes in circulation, in billions, as of December. Kurt Snibbe, Orange County Register, 25 Feb. 2024

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“In circulation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20circulation. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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