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verb revolve pronunciation in American English /rɪˈvɑlv/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrevolve
he/she/itrevolves
present participlerevolving
past tenserevolved
past participlerevolved
  1. [intransitive] to turn or spin around a central point
    The platform revolved to reveal a whole new stage setting.
    revolve on: The Earth revolves on its axis.
    revolve around: The planets revolve around the Sun.
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    1. a.
      [transitive] to make something turn in a circle
      A foot pedal is used to revolve the wheel.
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