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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. circumstance: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. circumstance: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. circumstance: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. circumstance: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. circumstance: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. circumstance: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Circumstance, circumstance: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. circumstance: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. circumstance: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. circumstance: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. circumstance: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. circumstance: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. circumstance: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. circumstance: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. circumstance: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. circumstance: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. circumstance: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Circumstance (short story), Circumstance: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Circumstance: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. circumstance: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. circumstance: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. circumstance: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. circumstance: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. circumstance: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. circumstance: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. circumstance: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. circumstance: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. circumstance: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. circumstance: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. CIRCUMSTANCE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]
  2. circumstance: Literary Criticism [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. circumstance: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  2. circumstance: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  3. circumstance: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. circumstance: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. circumstance: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (circumstance)

noun:  information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
noun:  formal ceremony about important occasions ("Pomp and circumstance")
noun:  a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
noun:  the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event

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Phrases that include circumstance:   exigent circumstance, blocking circumstance, by circumstance, by force of circumstance, communities of circumstance, more...

Words similar to circumstance:   circumstanced, circumstancing, condition, consideration, context, more...

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