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adjective round pronunciation in American English /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

    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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noun [uncountable]


… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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