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Definition of Circumlocution

Circumlocution

  1. The use of many words to express an idea that might be expressed by few; indirect or roundabout language; a periphrase.

Circumlocution Translations

circumlocution in French is circonscription, circonlocution
circumlocution in German is Umschreibung
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