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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?
The round arch is thought to belong to an earlier period.
They quoted a round figure of $100 million.
This goal brings his total for the season to a round dozen.
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English version of definition of round
a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
a horn that is blown during some Jewish religious festivals
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
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American definition of round from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.