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noun [countable] round pronunciation in British English /raʊnd/
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  1. 1
    [usually plural] a series of visits to different people or places that are made as part of someones job
    Both doctors were out on their rounds.
    The bag was found by a postman on his morning delivery round.
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    1. a.
      one of a series of meetings
      round of: The next round of peace talks will be held in Rome.
      The agreement came at the end of the third round of negotiations.
    2. b.
      a game or a series of games in a competition
      Murray plays his first match in the second round on Wednesday.
      round of: Brazil beat the United States in the second round of the World Cup.
    3. c.
      one of a series of elections
      The opposition party is leading after the first round of the elections.
    4. d.
      one of a series of short periods of fighting in a boxing or wrestling match
      He knocked out his opponent in the fourth round.
  2. 2
    a bullet or a shot that is fired from a weapon
    Those guns are capable of firing 1,250 rounds per minute.
    He had a handgun and several rounds of live ammunition.
  3. 3
    a complete game of golf
    He likes nothing more than to play a round of golf.
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  4. 4
    a drink for each of the people in a group
    Tom went to the bar to order another round of drinks.
    It’s my round (=I will buy the drinks).
  5. 5
    a slice of bread or other food
    Just do me a boiled egg and a round of toast.
    He prepared cucumber rounds covered with cream cheese.
    1. a.
      British a sandwich or sandwiches made from two slices of bread
      She’s made three rounds of sandwiches just for me.

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