Translation for 'vicious circle' from English to Swedish
NOUN   a vicious circle | vicious circles
SYNO vicious circle | vicious cycle
ond cirkel {u}vicious circle
Partial Matches
cirkel {u}circle
skördecirkel {u}
crop circle
sädesfältscirkel {u}
crop circle
vändradie {u}turning circle
norra polcirkeln {u} [best.]
Arctic Circle
vändcirkel {u}
turning circle
arktiska cirkeln {u} [best. f.]
northern polar circle
kvintcirkel {u}
circle of fifths
cirkulationsplats {u}
traffic circle [Am.]
krets {u}circle [e.g. group of people]
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Usage Examples English
  • Gunnar Myrdal described a vicious circle of increasing inequalities, and poverty, which is known as "circular cumulative causation".
  • Parker and the Vicious Circle" and by Jason Robards in the 1963 film "Act One".
  • It was a vicious circle." Christensen said a fundamental mistake was to build four such depots at once, rather than building one which could be thoroughly tested before progressing with the others.
  • Parker and the Vicious Circle".
  • A snowball effect is a process that starts from an initial state of small significance and builds upon itself, becoming larger (graver, more serious), and also perhaps potentially dangerous or disastrous (a vicious circle), though it might be beneficial instead (a virtuous circle).

  • MacArthur was portrayed by Matthew Broderick in the 1994 film "Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle".
  • Parker and the Vicious Circle" (1994). Neuwirth was nominated for an Emmy Award for her performance, and Leigh received a number of awards and nominations, including a Golden Globe nomination.
  • "A Vicious Circle" also follows the life of Mary Quinn.
  • Following her struggle to get "A Vicious Circle" published, she became an active campaigner with International PEN for the reform of UK libel laws.
  • Blood sugars rise, dehydration ensues, and resistance to the normal effects of insulin increases further by way of a vicious circle.

  • Parker and the Vicious Circle", a fictional account of the group, featured actor Matt Malloy as Connelly.
  • Scholars like Friedman do not think the free-rider problem is part of an unchangeable virtuous or vicious circle, but instead seek possible solutions or attempts at improvement elsewhere.
  • In sag basins, the extra weight of the newly deposited sediments is enough to keep the subsidence going in a vicious circle.
  • Problems with debt may lead to homelessness and a fall into the vicious circle of poverty.
  • Parker and the Vicious Circle", a film about the Algonquin Round Table starring Jennifer Jason Leigh as Dorothy Parker, Sam Robards portrays founding editor Harold Ross trying to drum up support for his fledgling publication.

  • Buteyko method claims that by controlling this initial over-breathing phase, asthmatics can prevent a "vicious circle of over-breathing" from developing and spiraling into an asthma attack.
  • In the game of Vish (short for vicious circle), players compete to find circularity in dictionary definitions.
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