circonstance

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French circonstance, a semi-learned borrowing from Latin circumstāntia.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /siʁ.kɔ̃s.tɑ̃s/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑ̃s

Noun[edit]

circonstance f (plural circonstances)

  1. circumstance, situation [from c. 1220]
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