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adjective British English pronunciation: round /raʊnd/
  1. 1
    shaped like a circle or a ball

    Don't worry if the balls of dough aren't perfectly round.

    A round table will seat more people than a square one.

    Which hairstyles would look good with a round face like mine?

  2. 2
    curved

    The round arch is thought to belong to an earlier period.

  3. 4
    complete and not less than a particular amount
    a round dozen:

    This goal brings his total for the season to a round dozen.

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