circulation circulation  /ˈsɜrkjə ˌleɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) the dissemination of copies of periodicals (as newspapers or magazines)
  2. (n) movement through a circuit; especially the movement of blood through the heart and blood vessels
  3. (n) (library science) the count of books that are loaned by a library over a specified period
  4. (n) number of copies of a newspaper or magazine that are sold
  5. (n) free movement or passage (as of cytoplasm within a cell or sap through a plant)
  6. (n) the spread or transmission of something (as news or money) to a wider group or area


  1. Newspaper names circulation VP

    Newspaper names circulation VP Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 5:51 pm, Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Todd J. Peterson has been named vice president of circulation for the Times Union in Albany. Peterson, 35, will begin his new position July 1. He will be responsible for circulation ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

  2. Two Initiative Petitions Approved For Circulation For 2014 Ballot

    From a press release from the Secretary of State's office... Jefferson City, Mo. — Secretary of State Jason Kander today announced that two initiative petitions met state standards for circulation.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KTTS 94.7

  3. amNewYork tops Metro in circulation, audit finds

    Nearly 10 years after debuting as the Big Apple’s first free daily, amNewYork continues to be the morning read of choice for New Yorkers. According to the latest report by the Certified Audit of Circulations (CAC), amNewYork has a daily circulation of 325,469, almost 20,000 more a day than Metro.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: amNewYork


  1. "But our real business isn't printing on dead trees. It's giving our readers great journalism and great judgment. It's true that in the coming decades, the printed versions of some newspapers will lose circulation. But if papers provide readers with...
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Rupert Murdoch Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "An early draft of the regulation found its way into public circulation before it had reached my review," Leavitt said on a personal blog posted on the department's Web site. "It contained words that lead some to conclude my intent is to deal...
    on Aug 7, 2008 By: Mike Leavitt Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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propriety propriety
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