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circumstances

noun [plural]
 
 
/ˈsɜːkəmstænsɪz/
B2 facts or events that make a situation the way it is: I think they coped very well under the circumstances. We oppose capital punishment in/under any circumstances.Situations and circumstances
under no circumstances used to say that something must never happen: Under no circumstances should you approach the man.Situations and circumstancesAlways and never
Translations of “circumstances”
in Korean 환경…
in Arabic ظُروف…
in Portuguese circunstâncias…
in Catalan circumstàncies…
in Japanese 状況, (周囲の)事情…
in Italian circostanze…
in Russian обстоятельства…
in Turkish durumlar, koşullar, haller…
in Polish okoliczności, warunki…
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