circularize

[ sur-kyuh-luh-rahyz ]
/ ˈsɜr kyə ləˌraɪz /
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verb (used with object), cir·cu·lar·ized, cir·cu·lar·iz·ing.

to circulate (a letter, memorandum, etc.).
to send circulars to.
to publicize, especially by mailing or handing out circulars.
to make circular.

Nearby words

  1. circular sinus,
  2. circular triangle,
  3. circular velocity,
  4. circular-knit,
  5. circularity,
  6. circulate,
  7. circulating capital,
  8. circulating decimal,
  9. circulating library,
  10. circulating medium

Also especially British, cir·cu·lar·ise.

Origin of circularize

First recorded in 1790–1800; circular + -ize

Related formscir·cu·lar·i·za·tion, nouncir·cu·lar·iz·er, nounun·cir·cu·lar·ized, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for circularization

circularize

circularise

/ (ˈsɜːkjʊləˌraɪz) /

verb (tr)

to distribute circulars to
to canvass or petition (people), as for support, votes, etc, by distributing letters, etc
to make circular
Derived Formscircularization or circularisation, nouncircularizer or circulariser, noun

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