circulate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin circulatus, past participle of circulare (make circular, encircle), a later collateral form of circulari (form a circle (of men) around one's self), from circulus (a circle)

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

circulate (third-person singular simple present circulates, present participle circulating, simple past and past participle circulated)

  1. (intransitive) to move in circles or through a circuit
  2. (transitive) to cause (a person or thing) to move in circles or through a circuit
  3. to move from person to person, as at a party
  4. to spread or disseminate
    to circulate money or gossip
  5. to become widely known

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

circulate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of circulare
  2. second-person plural imperative of circulare
  3. feminine plural of circulato

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

circulāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of circulō