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circularize

[sur-kyuh-luh-rahyz] /ˈsɜr kyə ləˌraɪz/
verb (used with object), circularized, circularizing.
1.
to circulate (a letter, memorandum, etc.).
2.
to send circulars to.
3.
to publicize, especially by mailing or handing out circulars.
4.
to make circular.
Also, especially British, circularise.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; circular + -ize
Related forms
circularization, noun
circularizer, noun
uncircularized, adjective
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Examples for circularize
  • If all concur, the service area office must circularize the proposed decommissioning to all interested persons for comment.
British Dictionary definitions for circularize

circularize

/ˈsɜːkjʊləˌraɪz/
verb (transitive)
1.
to distribute circulars to
2.
to canvass or petition (people), as for support, votes, etc, by distributing letters, etc
3.
to make circular
Derived Forms
circularization, circularisation, noun
circularizer, circulariser, noun
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