roundabout

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈraʊndəbaʊt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/adj. ˌraʊndəˈbaʊt, ˈraʊndəˌbaʊt; n. ˈraʊndəˌbaʊt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(adj. round′ə bout, roundə bout′; n. roundə bout′)


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roundabout

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. UK: a [mini, large, small, busy] roundabout
  2. UK: the roundabout leading to the [highway, city center]
  3. UK: take the [first, second, third] exit off the roundabout
  4. UK: get in the [left, right, far] lane for the roundabout
  5. UK: go straight at the next roundabout
  6. UK: merge into the roundabout
  7. UK: the roundabout has [four] exits
  8. UK: the [kids, children] were playing on the roundabout
  9. UK: [got dizzy on, fell off] the roundabout
  10. UK: a park with swings and roundabouts
adj
  1. take a roundabout approach towards
  2. took a roundabout [way, route] to [school, the office]
  3. a roundabout [way, manner, method] (of)
  4. a roundabout [answer, response, explanation]
  5. roundabout [terms, references, practices]
  6. [answered, responded, explained] in a roundabout way
n as adj
  1. UK: roundabout [traffic, signs, signals, manoeuvres]
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