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circulation

cir·cu·la·tion

circulation

pronunciation:
suhr ky leI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the movement or passage of something, such as money or news, from person to person or place to place.
The new stamps are now in circulation.That wild story has been in circulation for too long.
similar words:
distribution
definition 2: the movement of blood through the arteries and veins of the body.
Grandmother's hands get cold easily because she has poor circulation.
similar words:
flow
definition 3: the number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold at a given time, or the selling itself.
Our town newspaper has a circulation of twenty thousand.
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