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addaword.gifdefinition of circumlocute

to use too many words to express an idea; to use circumlocution
Foreign speakers of a language often need to circumlocute in order to get meaning across.
Submitted by: Paulo from Brazil on 19/10/2011 18:13:00
Definition of circumlocute from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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