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noun [countable] whirl pronunciation in British English /wɜː(r)l/
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  1. 1
    a lot of confused activity and movement
    The fairground was a whirl of colour.
    in a whirl: Her mind was in a whirl from all the day’s events.
  2. 2
    a spinning movement
    Each leaf fell from the tree with a whirl.


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