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noun [countable]     circuit pronunciation in British English
/ˈsɜː(r)kɪt/
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singularcircuit
pluralcircuits
  1. 1
    a series of places that are regularly visited by someone involved in a particular activity

    a performer on the New York comedy club circuit

    She has competed in many golf tournaments on the European circuit.

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  2. 4
    a journey all the way around the edge of something
    circuit of:

    We did a quick circuit of the park and then went home.

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  3. 5
    legal a regular journey made by a judge to hear court cases in each of the courts of law in a particular area

    Judges in the South-East circuit often have considerably more cases to deal with.

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