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General words for situations and circumstances - synonyms or related words

situation

noun

the set of conditions that exist at a particular time in a particular place

circumstance

noun

a fact or condition that affects a situation

conditions

noun

the situation or environment in which something happens or exists

background

noun

the general situation in which something happens

position

noun

a general situation

climate

noun

the general situation or attitudes that people have at a particular time

state of affairs

noun

the situation that a person, place, or process is in at a particular time

context

noun

the general situation in which something happens, which helps to explain it

environment

noun

the conditions and influences in which people carry on a particular activity

events

noun

something that happens, especially something that involves several people

ruburb

an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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