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in circulation

Also, into circulation. In business or social life, especially after a period of absence. For example, After a month in the hospital Bill was eager to get back in circulation. The antonym is out of circulation, as in Since we had twins we've been out of circulation, but we're hoping to get out more often soon . These expressions, dating from the first half of the 1900s, employ circulation in the sense of "making the rounds among people," a usage dating from the 1600s.
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Coulson," the young man said, "we haven't any idea where they are to be found, and in the meantime you can't imagine what reports are in circulation.
He was splendidly muscled and hard as steel, and there were innumerable stories in circulation among the fisher-folk concerning his prodigious strength.
List of Figures Figure 1: Rewards Credit Cards - Issuer Focus by Category Figure 2: The US - Credit Cards in Circulation, 2009-2018 Figure 3: Canada - Credit Cards in Circulation, 2009-2018 Figure 4: The US - Credit Cards in Circulation, 2009-2018 Figure 5: Germany - Credit Cards in Circulation, 2009-2018 Figure 6: Australia - Credit Cards in Circulation, 2009-2018 Figure 7: South Korea - Credit Cards in Circulation, 2009-2018
ABC-audited magazines generated more than $16 billion in advertising sales and more than $10 billion in circulation revenue in 2002, according to Magazine Publishers of America.
The INS, which annually issues more than three million green cards, work permits, border crossing cards and other documents, does not estimate how many fraudulent documents are in circulation.
To do so, I will show that the Federal Reserve receives from circulation a sufficient quantity of currency notes to always have an up-to-date and reasonably accurate view of the notes in circulation.
Using Apple iPod sales data and looking across product release dates, NextWorth estimates approximately five billion dollars worth of trade-in value across the huge number of Nano, Touch and Classic iPod models in circulation.