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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Because of prevailing conditions.

Usage examples (3)
  • under the circumstances I cannot buy the house
  • Noun : Do not judge his behavior without considering every circumstance. ,Circumstances permitting, we sail on Monday. ,The author dwells on circumstances...
  • Verb (used with object) : The company was favorably circumstanced by the rise in tariffs for more
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