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Meaning of "circumlocute" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CIRCUMLOCUTE

circumlocute  [ˌsɜːkəmləˈkjuːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CIRCUMLOCUTE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Circumlocute is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb circumlocute in English.

WHAT DOES CIRCUMLOCUTE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of circumlocute in the English dictionary

The definition of circumlocute in the dictionary is to speak in a circuitous way; using circumlocution.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO CIRCUMLOCUTE

PRESENT

Present
I circumlocute
you circumlocute
he/she/it circumlocutes
we circumlocute
you circumlocute
they circumlocute
Present continuous
I am circumlocuting
you are circumlocuting
he/she/it is circumlocuting
we are circumlocuting
you are circumlocuting
they are circumlocuting
Present perfect
I have circumlocuted
you have circumlocuted
he/she/it has circumlocuted
we have circumlocuted
you have circumlocuted
they have circumlocuted
Present perfect continuous
I have been circumlocuting
you have been circumlocuting
he/she/it has been circumlocuting
we have been circumlocuting
you have been circumlocuting
they have been circumlocuting
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I circumlocuted
you circumlocuted
he/she/it circumlocuted
we circumlocuted
you circumlocuted
they circumlocuted
Past continuous
I was circumlocuting
you were circumlocuting
he/she/it was circumlocuting
we were circumlocuting
you were circumlocuting
they were circumlocuting
Past perfect
I had circumlocuted
you had circumlocuted
he/she/it had circumlocuted
we had circumlocuted
you had circumlocuted
they had circumlocuted
Past perfect continuous
I had been circumlocuting
you had been circumlocuting
he/she/it had been circumlocuting
we had been circumlocuting
you had been circumlocuting
they had been circumlocuting
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will circumlocute
you will circumlocute
he/she/it will circumlocute
we will circumlocute
you will circumlocute
they will circumlocute
Future continuous
I will be circumlocuting
you will be circumlocuting
he/she/it will be circumlocuting
we will be circumlocuting
you will be circumlocuting
they will be circumlocuting
Future perfect
I will have circumlocuted
you will have circumlocuted
he/she/it will have circumlocuted
we will have circumlocuted
you will have circumlocuted
they will have circumlocuted
Future perfect continuous
I will have been circumlocuting
you will have been circumlocuting
he/she/it will have been circumlocuting
we will have been circumlocuting
you will have been circumlocuting
they will have been circumlocuting
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would circumlocute
you would circumlocute
he/she/it would circumlocute
we would circumlocute
you would circumlocute
they would circumlocute
Conditional continuous
I would be circumlocuting
you would be circumlocuting
he/she/it would be circumlocuting
we would be circumlocuting
you would be circumlocuting
they would be circumlocuting
Conditional perfect
I would have circumlocute
you would have circumlocute
he/she/it would have circumlocute
we would have circumlocute
you would have circumlocute
they would have circumlocute
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been circumlocuting
you would have been circumlocuting
he/she/it would have been circumlocuting
we would have been circumlocuting
you would have been circumlocuting
they would have been circumlocuting
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you circumlocute
we let´s circumlocute
you circumlocute
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to circumlocute
Past participle
circumlocuted
Present Participle
circumlocuting
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CIRCUMLOCUTE


acute
əˈkjuːt
constitute
ˈkɒnstɪˌtjuːt
contribute
kənˈtrɪbjuːt
cute
kjuːt
dispute
dɪˈspjuːt
distribute
dɪˈstrɪbjuːt
electrocute
ɪˈlɛktrəˌkjuːt
elocute
ˈɛləˌkjuːt
execute
ˈɛksɪˌkjuːt
hyperacute
ˌhaɪpərəˈkjuːt
institute
ˈɪnstɪˌtjuːt
peracute
ˌpɜːrəˈkjuːt
persecute
ˈpɜːsɪˌkjuːt
prosecute
ˈprɒsɪˌkjuːt
reexecute
riːˈeksɪˌkjuːt
scute
skjuːt
subacute
ˌsʌbəˈkjuːt
superacute
ˌsuːpərəˈkjuːt
supercute
ˌsuːpərˈkjuːt
tribute
ˈtrɪbjuːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CIRCUMLOCUTE

circumfusile
circumfusion
circumgyrate
circumgyration
circumgyratory
circumincession
circuminsession
circumjacency
circumjacent
circumlittoral
circumlocution
circumlocutory
circumlunar
circummure
circumnavigable
circumnavigate
circumnavigation
circumnavigator
circumnutate
circumnutation

WORDS THAT END LIKE CIRCUMLOCUTE

absolute
attribute
autoroute
brute
chute
commute
compute
en route
flute
hirsute
last-minute
minute
parachute
prostitute
repute
route
salute
statute
substitute
ute

Synonyms and antonyms of circumlocute in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «circumlocute» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CIRCUMLOCUTE

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

Translator English - Chinese

circumlocute
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

circumlocute
570 millions of speakers

English

circumlocute
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

circumlocute
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

circumlocute
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

circumlocute
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

circumlocute
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

circumlocute
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

circumlocute
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengeluh
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

circumlocute
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

circumlocute
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

circumlocute
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Circumlocute
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

circumlocute
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

circumlocute
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तिरकस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

circumlocute
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

circumlocute
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

circumlocute
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

circumlocute
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

circumlocute
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

circumlocute
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

circumlocute
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

circumlocute
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

circumlocute
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of circumlocute

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUMLOCUTE»

The term «circumlocute» is barely ever used and occupies the 197.538 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CIRCUMLOCUTE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «circumlocute» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «circumlocute» 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 circumlocute

EXAMPLES

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CIRCUMLOCUTE»

Discover the use of circumlocute in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to circumlocute and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Time
Very patient, isn't He? I believe I expressed my inadequacy, whereupon He countered that He could "circumnavigate" and "circumlocute" my mind. There was an accompanying mental image of a three-inch square rigged ship as would have ...
Robert F. Schuyler, 2009
2
L'éclaircissement de la langue française
And though, whan they use a verbe active in the active sens, they circumlocute his preterit tens with the tenses of je ay, and the participle, as dothe afore appere by the said je conuertys, and the other two verbes actyves, yet so ofte as we shall  ...
John Palsgrave, François Génin, Giles Du Wés, 1852
3
Puentes: Spanish for Intensive and High Beginner Courses
Here are some ways to circumlocute. Narrow down the range of items by using a classification: c Es una persona It's a person una cosa a thing un lugar a place un aparato a device For persons and places, describe an associated activity: c Es ...
Patti Marinelli, Lizette Laughlin, 2010
4
Forever My Lady:
You make sure you spend enough time with her. Women need that sort of thing. Just make sure you hold her, and you tell her you love her everyday. They start to circumlocute if you don't do those sort of things. What is circumlocute Trainee?
Jeff Rivera, 2004
5
The Reality of Jesus: An Essay in Christology
In addition this presentation of Jesus as Lord/ Kyrios employed a title which in the Greek-speaking world of Judaism had been used to circumlocute the divine name of Yahweh." It was the fusion of these different elements that provided the ...
Dermot A. Lane, 1975
6
Talk Like a Native
One of the most useful skills you can have as a second language speaker is the ability to circumlocute. When you circumlocute you go around the obstacle. You employ synonyms, analogies, descriptions and fillers. The thingee (or ...
John Francis Stuart
7
Puentes
Here are some tips to circumlocute effectively. 0 Narrow down the range of items by using a classification: Es una persona It's a person una cosa a thing un lugar a place un aparato a device 0 For persons and places, describe an associated ...
Patti Marinelli, Lizette Laughlin, 2013
8
The bias-free word finder: a dictionary of nondiscriminatory ...
However, its use is generally derogatory and should be avoided. him never use " him" when you mean "her and him," or when "him" might refer to either a man or a woman (for example, "the taxpayer/ him"); replace with the plural, circumlocute, ...
Rosalie Maggio, 1992
9
London Society
... mathematical and clas— sical honours: the idea of such a one, taking charge of the racing stud of a sporting officer in the Guards, and laying his head alongside of old Wall's grizzly poll to ' circumlocute,' as he called it, the touts and rascals, ...
James Hogg, Florence Marryat, 1872
10
Current Literature
"Yes, suh, Marse Robert." "What the devil are you doing out at this time of night?" For the first time in his life, Uncle Bushrod told Marse Robert a falsehood. He could not repress it. He would have to circumlocute a little. His nerve was not equal ...

4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CIRCUMLOCUTE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term circumlocute is used in the context of the following news items.
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Your very basic right to be wrong
I can circumlocute over to Mrs. Hennessey's and see if her flower garden needs weeding. She's got very close veins and the sugar diabeets, ... «Sidney Daily News, Jul 15»
2
Life Without a Cellphone -- Part 4-D: Um, Okay? (Inconclusive …
Just to circumlocute like this, inside my own head, battering away at my own brain, exhausted myself and my own emotions, and for what? «Huffington Post, Apr 15»
3
Reading group: Choose a Scottish book for September
Extra points to those south of the border who can understand all the 'barbarian' chapters. Reply | Pick. Report. circumlocute · 3 Sep 2014 8:47. «The Guardian, Sep 14»
4
Big Words Are Fading, But Many People Still Love Them
Mr. Bonneman dismissed the advice and during the interview dropped "esoteric," "penultimate," "non sequitur," "didactic and "circumlocute" on ... «Wall Street Journal, Mar 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Circumlocute [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/circumlocute>. Dec 2019 ».
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