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circumterrestrial

cir·cum·ter·res·tri·al
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sur-kuh m-tuh-res-tree-uh l]
    • /ˌsɜr kəm təˈrɛs tri əl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [sur-kuh m-tuh-res-tree-uh l]
    • /ˌsɜr kəm təˈrɛs tri əl/

Definitions of circumterrestrial word

  • adjective circumterrestrial surrounding or revolving about the earth. 1
  • adjective circumterrestrial That surrounds, or revolves about, the Earth. 0

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Origin of circumterrestrial

First appearance:

before 1820
One of the 38% newest English words
First recorded in 1820-30; circum- + terrestrial

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Parts of speech for Circumterrestrial

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

circumterrestrial popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 36% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 56% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

circumterrestrial usage trend in Literature

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