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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin circumlocūtiō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʃir.kon.lo.kuˈtsjo.ne/, [ˌt͡ʃir̺kon̺l̺okuˈt̪͡s̪joːn̺e]
  • Hyphenation: cir‧con‧lo‧cu‧zió‧ne

NounEdit

circonlocuzione f ‎(plural circonlocuzioni)

  1. (technical, formal) circumlocution; periphrasis

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