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  Definition of circumstance
  1. information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take"
  2. formal ceremony about important occasions; "pomp and circumstance"
  3. a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  4. the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event; "the historical context"
Similar Words: condition, consideration, context

 

Hyponyms: justification, mitigating circumstance, event, case, hinge, playing field

 

Derivational Morphology: study, consider, count, weigh, take, deal, look at, stipulate, qualify, condition, specify

 

Anagrams: manicure set, aneurismatic

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 情況   Croatian: okolnost  
Danish: omstændighed   Finnish: olosuhteet  
Hebrew: נסיבות   Icelandic: kringumstæður  
Italian: circostanza   Russian: обстоятельство  
Swedish: omständighet  
 
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