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Pronunciation: /ˌsɜːrkjəˈleɪʃən; ˌsɜːkjʊˈleɪʃən/

Translation of circulation in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (of air, water, traffic) circulación (feminine); (of news, rumor) circulación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • If any aspect of city life offers an opportunity for ‘reading the city’, it is the systems of movement and circulation which constitute urban transport.
    • What could have caused deep waters to form in the low latitudes and so markedly disrupt the usual system of deep water circulation?
    • Under the newly funded project, scientists have designed a system for monitoring coastal circulation and movement of distinct water types.
    Example sentences
    • Academic science depends on the public circulation of knowledge and research.
    • The province is halting the production of any new books-on-tape for public circulation, while existing material is still available libraries.
    • I believe he has undermined the participatory principle of democracy in calling for the draft gender policy to be withdrawn from public circulation.
    1.2 (of blood) circulación (feminine) to have (a) good/poor circulation tener* buena/mala circulación
    Example sentences
    • Fluid and proteins leak out of the blood vessels during blood circulation in the body.
    • Physically, it is thought to improve circulation and stimulate red blood cells.
    • This improves circulation, relieves pain, and relaxes tension in the muscles.
    1.3 (of currency, newspaper) circulación (feminine) to put notes/coins into circulation poner* billetes/monedas en circulación that issue has been withdrawn from circulation ese número ha sido retirado de la circulación to be in/out of circulation estar* en/fuera de circulación the accident took him out of circulation for weeks el accidente lo tuvo fuera de circulación durante semanas (before noun/delante del nombre) circulation figures número (masculine) de ejemplares vendidos, tirada (feminine)

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Spain's literary renaissance, known as the Golden Age (Siglo de Oro/i>), roughly covers the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. It includes the Italian-influenced poetry of figures such as Garcilaso de la Vega; the religious verse of Fray Luis de León, Santa Teresa de Ávila and San Juan de la Cruz; picaresque novels such as the anonymous Lazarillo de Tormes and Quevedo's Buscón; Miguel de Cervantes' immortal Don Quijote; the theater of Lope de Vega, and the ornate poetry of Luis de Góngora.