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  1. circus

    • IPA[ˈsəːkəs]

    英式

    • n.
      a travelling company of acrobats, clowns, and other entertainers which gives performances, typically in a large tent, in a series of different places;a large group of people travelling together on the circuit of a particular high-profile activity
    • noun: circus, plural noun: circuses

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    • 1. a travelling company of acrobats, clowns, and other entertainers which gives performances, typically in a large tent, in a series of different places I was thrilled by the annual visits of the circus a circus elephant
    • informal a large group of people travelling together on the circuit of a particular high-profile activity the Formula One grand prix circus
    • informal a public scene of frenetic, noisy, or confused activity a media circus
    • 2. (in ancient Rome) a rounded or oval arena lined with tiers of seats, used for equestrian and other sports and games the Circus Maximus
    • 3. British a rounded open space in a town or city where several streets converge Piccadilly Circus
    • ph.
      entertainment or political policies used to keep the mass of people happy and docile

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    • ph.
      a diet of entertainment or political policies on which the masses are fed to keep them happy ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      a place in central London where several major roads converge on a large public space.

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    • n.
      a novelty show of performing fleas.

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    • n.
      a period of frenetic media coverage of an event or person: the case rapidly became a media circus the media circus which greeted each new film was something both found overwhelming

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    • n.
      a novelty show of performing fleas.

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    • ph.
      a place in central London where several major roads converge on a large public space.

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    • n.
      a disorganized or frenetic scene or spectacle: his attempt at a dignified resignation turned into a three-ring circus

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    美式

    • n.
      a traveling company of acrobats, clowns, and other entertainers which gives performances, ... a circus elephant

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