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circumlocution

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circumlocution/ˌsɚkəmloʊˈkjuːʃən/noun
pluralcircumlocutions
circumlocution
/ˌsɚkəmloʊˈkjuːʃən/
noun
pluralcircumlocutions
Learner's definition of CIRCUMLOCUTION  
formal
: the use of many words to say something that could be said more clearly and directly by using fewer words
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