[ sur-kyuh-luh-rahyz ]
/ ˈsɜr kyə ləˌraɪz /

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.
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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for circularize

  • Which reminds me, Mr. Clacton, don't you think we should circularize the provinces with Partridge's last speech?

    Night and Day|Virginia Woolf

British Dictionary definitions for circularize



/ (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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