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cir•cum•lo•cu•tion



Pronunciation: (sûr"kum-lō-kyOO'shun), [key]
n.
1. a roundabout or indirect way of speaking; the use of more words than necessary to express an idea.
2. a roundabout expression.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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