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One entry found for circumstance.
Main Entry: cir·cum·stance
Pronunciation: primarystresssschwar-kschwam-secondarystressstan(t)s
Function: noun
1 a : a fact or event that must be considered along with another fact or event b : a fact or detail in a chain of events
2 plural : conditions at a certain time or place <impossible under the circumstances>
3 a : the way things happen to be : CHANCE -- often used in plural <a victim of circumstances> b plural : financial condition <in easy circumstances>

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