"circumstance" in the noun sense
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"
formal ceremony about important occasions
"pomp and circumstance"
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