1 movement of blood round the body
ADJ. good | bad, poor | blood
VERB + CIRCULATION have I've got poor circulation. | improve, stimulate to have a massage to stimulate your circulation
PHRASES the circulation of the blood
2 passing of sth between different people
ADJ. general | restricted Restricted circulation of the report will reduce the risk of leaks outside the ministry.
VERB + CIRCULATION go into The new banknotes will go into general circulation next year. | put sth into | take sth out of, withdraw sth from Copies of the magazine were withdrawn from circulation.
PREP. in/out of ~ the amount of money in circulation (figurative) I was out of circulation for months after the baby was born.
2 of a newspaper/magazine
ADJ. large, mass, wide | limited, small | daily, monthly | national, nationwide
VERB + CIRCULATION enjoy, have The newspaper has a daily circulation of 20,000. | boost, increase
CIRCULATION + VERB increase, rise | fall
CIRCULATION + NOUN figures
PREP. ~ of