in circulation

[ sur-kyuh-ley-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF in circulation
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WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from Middle French circulation or directly from Latin circulationem (nominative circulatio), noun of action from past participle stem of circulare "to form a circle," from circulus "small ring" (see circle (n.)). Used of blood first by William Harvey, 1620s.

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