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The circumstances surrounding the child's death are being investigated.
The circumstances of this case are unusual.
Cancellation under certain circumstances is covered by your travel insurance policy.
Under different circumstances she might have been able to appreciate the irony of it.
In exceptional circumstances students may take examinations at Head Office.
I would never in any circumstances dream of comparing her with you.
Under no circumstances will we agree to splitting up the company.
It's amazing that they did so well under the circumstances.
It is very important to make a will, whatever your circumstances.
problems caused by unemployment, divorce, or some unusual family circumstances
You are obliged by law to notify the agency of any change in circumstances.
Due to circumstances beyond our control, we have been forced to close the exhibition for the next two days.
This is the British English definition of circumstance. View American English definition of circumstance.
the part of a church where the priests and choir sit during a religious ceremony
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