circumnavigate
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌsə.kəmˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌsɝ.kəmˈnæv.ɪ.ɡeɪt/
Verb

circumnavigate (circumnavigates, present participle circumnavigating; past and past participle circumnavigated)

  1. (transitive) To travel completely around somewhere or something, especially by sail.
    We circumnavigated the Mediterranean.
  2. (transitive) To circumvent or bypass.
  3. (intransitive, sailing) To sail around the world.
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