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noun [countable/uncountable] formal     circumlocution pronunciation in British English
/ˌsɜː(r)kəmləˈkjuːʃ(ə)n/
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singularcircumlocution
pluralcircumlocutions
  1. the use of too many words to say something, especially in order to avoid saying something clearly

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circumlocutory

     circumlocutory pronunciation in British English
/ˌsɜːkəmˈlɒkjʊt(ə)ri/    circumlocutory pronunciation in British English
/ˌsɜːkəmləˈkjuːtəri/ adjective
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