There are 2 translations of circle in Spanish:

circle1

Pronunciation: /ˈsɜːrkəl; ˈsɜːkəl/

n

  • 1 1.1 (shape) círculo (m) to draw a circle trazar* un círculo or una circunferencia to come/go full circle volver* al punto de partida fashion has now come full circle la moda ha dado un giro completo to go/run around (and around) in circles the negotiations seem to be going around in circles las negociaciones están estancadas or en un ( or una) impasse we're just running around in circles así no vamos a llegar a ninguna parte I was running around in circles trying to get everything ready estaba (dando vueltas) como loco tratando de tenerlo todo listo to square the circle hacer* lo imposible, tratar de lograr la cuadratura del círculo 1.2 (of trees, houses, mountains) círculo (m), cinturón (m)
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    • I don't know how they get white meat packed into the neat circles or oval shapes that they make chicken sandwich out of.
    • When the petals fall a large circle of beautifully shaped brown seeds are left arrayed in spirograph formation.
    • The beam of light aimed at the circle was in the shape of a circle.
    1.3 (around eye) ojera (f)
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    • His hair was wild, and dark circles hung below his eyes.
    • Her eyes were weary and bloodshot with deep dark circles under them.
    • I see dark circles under my bloodshot blue eyes and wrinkles from at least four years of undue stress.
  • 2 (BrE) [Theat] dress circle primer piso (m), platea (f) alta upper circle segundo piso (m)
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    • In the normal geometry of flat space, the diameter of a circle is its circumference divided by pi.
    • Pi, the ratio between a circle's diameter and circumference, has fascinated mathematicians for centuries.
    • We will locate a marker on the circumference of a circle.
  • 3 (group) círculo (m) their circle of friends/acquaintances su círculo de amigos/conocidos in political/military circles en círculos políticos/militares in business circles en el mundo de los negocios in other circles en otros medios
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    • I prefer a few close friends to a wide circle of acquaintances.
    • And at weekends they spend their hard-earned cash in pubs and clubs with a wide circle of interesting, cosmopolitan friends.
    • Little by little he forges around himself a circle of acquaintances and friends.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of circle in Spanish:

circle2

vt

  • 1 (move around) dar* vueltas alrededor de; (be around) rodear, cercar* we circled the landing site sobrevolamos en círculo el lugar de aterrizaje
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    • Round and around they circled each other, lunging, stepping back, attacking and then defending.
    • Two dogs were circling each other in the enclosed space.
    • Turning to a working radar, we immediately spotted little white dots circling nearby Alcatraz Island.
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    • Seen from space, an aurora appears as a ring of energy circling a planet's polar region.
    • The steel fence circling the ‘promised land’ looked rather imposing.
    • Their house will be circled, surrounded.
  • 2 (draw circle around) [mistake/number] trazar* un círculo alrededor de
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    • As he held the classified section toward me, I noticed a hastily drawn line circling one of the ads.
    • Answer by circling the response that best describes you: Agree, Unsure, or Disagree
    • She went through the ads with her pen, circling some and putting a single line alongside others.

vi

  • dar* vueltas; [aircraft/bird] volar* en círculos, circunvolar* [formal] to circle around sth dar* vueltas alrededor de algo

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.