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'circumstances'

Overview of noun circumstances
1. fortune, destiny, fate, luck, lot, circumstances, portion -- (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")

2. circumstances -- (a person's financial situation (good or bad); "he found himself in straitened circumstances")


Overview of noun circumstance
1. circumstance -- (a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity)

2. context, circumstance, setting -- (the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event; "the historical context")

3. circumstance, condition, consideration -- (information that should be kept in mind when making a decision; "another consideration is the time it would take")

4. circumstance -- (formal ceremony about important occasions; "pomp and circumstance")



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