Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Forming, bounded by, or moving in a circle; round; circulating.

Part of speech: noun

A letter, or the like for general circulation.

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Usage examples "circular":

  1. Addressing himself more particularly to the celebrated circular letter of Prince Maurice against the truce, the president maintained that the liberty of the republic was as much acknowledged in the proposed articles as if the words " for ever" had been added. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
  2. In many varieties the leaves grow in a semi- circular form while in others they grow almost straight and still others growing erect presenting a singular appearance. - "Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce", E. R. Billings.
  3. Slow though their march had been, by this time they had come to the end of the avenue, and were in the wide circular sweep before the castle. - "Composition-Rhetoric", Stratton D. Brooks.