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rounded

[ roun-did ]
/ ˈraʊn dɪd /
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adjective
reduced to simple curves; made round.
Phonetics. pronounced with rounded lips; labialized: “Boot” has a rounded vowel.Compare spread (def. 40), unrounded.
fully developed, perfected, or complete; diversified and well-balanced (sometimes used in combination): a well-rounded education; a rounded character.
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Origin of rounded

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at round1, -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM rounded

round·ed·ly, adverbround·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for rounded

rounded
/ (ˈraʊndɪd) /

adjective
round or curved
having been made round or curved
full, mature, or complete
(of the lips) pursed, as in pronouncing the sound ()
(of a speech sound) articulated with rounded lips

Derived forms of rounded

roundedly, adverbroundedness, noun
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