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circumstance

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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
circumstance

Plural
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circumstance ({{{1}}})
  1. That which attends, or relates to, or in some way affects, a fact or event; an attendant thing or state of things.
  2. An event; a fact; a particular incident.
  3. Circumlocution; detail.
  4. Condition in regard to worldly estate; state of property; situation; surroundings.

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Derived terms

Verb

Infinitive
to circumstance

Third person singular
circumstanc

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to circumstance (third-person singular simple present circumstanc, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To place in a particular situation; to supply relative incidents.

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