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circumstances meaning and definition

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Definition of circumstances (noun)

  1. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    • "whatever my fortune may be"; "deserved a better fate"; "has a happy lot"; "the luck of the Irish"; "a victim of circumstances"; "success that was her portion"
    • synonyms: destiny, fate, fortune, lot, luck, portion
  2. a person's financial situation (good or bad)
    • "he found himself in straitened circumstances"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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