Translation of "circumstance" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈsɜː.kəm.stɑːns/ us /ˈsɝː.kəm.stæns/

[ no plural ] formal events that change your life, over which you have no control

They were victims of circumstance.
We were obliged to go by force of circumstance.

how much money someone has

situación económica
Grants are available depending on your circumstances.
By now she was alone and living in reduced circumstances (= with little money).

(Translation of “circumstance” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈsəːkəmstӕns/

a condition (time, place etc) connected with an event

In the circumstances, I don’t see what else I could have done.

(Translation of “circumstance” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)