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Meaning of "circumambages" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CIRCUMAMBAGES

circumambages  [ˌsɜːkəmæmˈbeɪdʒiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CIRCUMAMBAGES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Circumambages is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CIRCUMAMBAGES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of circumambages in the English dictionary

The definition of circumambages in the dictionary is round-about methods; circuitous speech.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CIRCUMAMBAGES


androsphinges
ˈændrəˌsfɪndʒiːz
Asperges
æˈspɜːdʒiːz
Boanerges
ˌbəʊəˈnɜːdʒiːz
coccyges
kɒkˈsaɪdʒiːz
compages
kəmˈpeɪdʒiːz
Ganges
ˈɡændʒiːz
hypopharynges
ˌhaɪpəʊfəˈrɪndʒiːz
interreges
ˌɪntəˈriːdʒiːz
Jeez
dʒiːz
larynges
ləˈrɪndʒiːz
leges
ˈliːdʒiːz
meninges
mɪˈnɪndʒiːz
oropharynges
ɔːrəʊfæˈrɪndʒiːz
phalanges
fæˈlændʒiːz
pharynges
fæˈrɪndʒiːz
remiges
ˈrɛmɪdʒiːz
salpinges
sælˈpɪndʒiːz
sociologese
ˌsəʊsɪˌɒləˈdʒiːz
sphinges
ˈsfɪndʒiːz
syringes
sɪˈrɪndʒiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CIRCUMAMBAGES

circulatory system
circumambagious
circumambience
circumambiency
circumambient
circumambiently
circumambulate
circumambulation
circumambulator
circumambulatory
circumbendibus
circumcenter
circumcentre
circumcircle
circumcise
circumciser
circumcision
circumduce
circumduct
circumduction

WORDS THAT END LIKE CIRCUMAMBAGES

breakages
by easy stages
Commissioner of Official Languages
damages
enfants sauvages
exemplary damages
hedonic damages
incidental damages
law of averages
modern languages
money wages
nominal wages
nonmonetary advantages
punitive damages
ravages
real wages
wages
White Pages
Yellow Pages

Synonyms and antonyms of circumambages in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «circumambages» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CIRCUMAMBAGES

Find out the translation of circumambages to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of circumambages from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «circumambages» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

circumambages
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

circumambages
570 millions of speakers

English

circumambages
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

circumambages
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

circumambages
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

circumambages
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

circumambages
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

circumambages
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

circumambages
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengelak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

circumambages
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

circumambages
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

circumambages
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyuwun tulung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

circumambages
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

circumambages
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Circumambages
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

circumambages
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

circumambages
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

circumambages
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

circumambages
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

circumambages
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

circumambages
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

circumambages
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

circumambages
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

circumambages
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of circumambages

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUMAMBAGES»

The term «circumambages» is normally little used and occupies the 124.948 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of circumambages
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUMAMBAGES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «circumambages» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «circumambages» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about circumambages

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CIRCUMAMBAGES»

Discover the use of circumambages in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to circumambages and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Thesaurus
... sieve circumambages n pi syn VERBIAGE 1, circumbendibus, circumlocution, periphrase, periphrasis, pleonasm, redundancy, roundabout, tautology, verbality circumambulate vb syn WANDER 1, drift, meander, mooch, ramble, range, roam,  ...
Merriam-Webster, Inc, 1988
2
Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory
... tavings of a rug, or even the topping of a mug, it is exceptionally amusing to your mi', tho' I could dish that it wealt with a pater leriod. See spoonerism. circumambages The devices of periphrasis (q.v.). A rare term. circumlocution Roundabout ...
J. A. Cuddon, 2012
3
Works
... Not that she values'—The depreciating indifferences, the affected slights, the female circumambages, if I may be allowed the words; the coldly expressed consent to visits not deserving to be discouraged, and perhaps not intended to be so ...
Samuel Richardson, 1811
4
Characters of Shakespeare's Plays
... casual observation pass without perplexing it with an endless, running commentary, that he never states a feeling without so many circumambages, without so many interlineations and parenthetical remarks on all THE AGE OF ELIZABETH.
William Hazlitt, 1845
5
The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: Lectures on the ...
... lets a casual observation pass without perplexing it with an endless, running commentary, that he never states a feeling without so many circumambages, without so many interlineations and parenthetical remarks on all that can be said for it, ...
William Hazlitt, Alfred Rayney Waller, Arnold Glover, 1902
6
The British Novelists: With an Essay, and Prefaces, ...
From you I shall not meet with the " Not that she value/'— The depreciating indifferences, the affected slights, thefemale circumambages, if I may be allowed the words; the coldly-expressed consent to visits not deserving to be discouraged , ...
Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia), 1820
7
The Novels of Samuel Richardson: The history of Sir Charles ...
From you I shall not meet with the ' Not that she values ' — the depreciating indifferences, the affected slights, the female circumambages, if I may be allowed the words; the coldly expressed consent to visits not deserving to be discouraged , ...
Samuel Richardson, William Lyon Phelps, 1901
8
Lectures on the literature of the age of Elizabeth: and ...
... that he never lets a casual observation pass without perplexing it with an endless running commentary, that he never states a feeling without so many circumambages, without so many interlineations and parenthetical remarks on all that can ...
William Hazlitt, 1905
9
The History of Sir Charles Grandison
I will not be peremptory. You shall be indulged, if you have not already been indulged enough, in all the pretty circumambages customary on these occasions. Miss Gr. This is charming: — but pray, sir, what is your advice on this subject ?
Samuel Richardson, William Lyon Phelps, 1902
10
A Study of English and American Writers, Vol. III.: A ...
He never lets a casual observation pass without perplexing it with an endless running commentary; . . . he never states a feeling without so many circumambages, so many interlineations and parenthetical remarks on all that can be said for it, ...
John Scott Clark, John Price Odell, 1916

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Circumambages [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/circumambages>. Sep 2021 ».
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