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noun [countable]     circuit pronunciation in British English
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  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. 3
    physics the complete path that an electric current flows around
  3. 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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  4. 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.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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