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circle
British English: /ˈsəːk(ə)l/
American English: /ˈsərk(ə)l/

Translation of circle in Italian:

noun

  • 1 to form a circle
    (objects)
    formare un cerchio
    (people)
    fare un cerchio
    around attorno a
    to sit in a circle
    sedersi in cerchio
    to move, swim in circles
    muoversi, nuotare in tondo
    to go round in circles
    [figurative]

transitive verb

  • 1 (move round)
    (plane, helicopter)
    girare intorno a
    (airport, tower)
    (satellite) (planet)
    (person, animal, vehicle)
    fare il giro di
    (square, building)
    girare intorno a
    (person, animal)
    they circled each other
    si giravano intorno l'un l'altro

intransitive verb

  • (helicopter, plane, vulture) above, over sopra
    (predator, vehicle, horseman) around attorno a
    as we walked along, the helicopter circled overhead
    mentre camminavamo l'elicottero volteggiava su di noi

Idioms

to come full circle

(person, situation)

the wheel has come o turned full circle

to have circles under one's eyes

avere gli occhi cerchiati

to square the circle

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