circumstances meaning

EN[ˈsɝkəmstænsɪz] [ˈsɜːkəmstɑːnsɪz]

    Definition of circumstances in English Dictionary

  • NounBFcircumstancePREcircum-
    1. plural of circumstance.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Any literatesque character may be described in literature under any circumstances which exhibit its literatesqueness.
        • Under some circumstances police are allowed to invade a person's privacy.
        • Much depends here on how persuasive you find the entailments that Oldstone-Moore draws between historical circumstances and barbal fashions.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Circumstances arose that warranted the use of lethal force. ‎
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en circumstance
      2. en circumstanced
      3. fr circonstances
      4. en circumstaunce
      5. en circumstant
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of circumstances for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "circumstances" is a noun, more specifically, a noun form.
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