circumstance

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circumstance /ˈsɚkəmˌstæns/ noun
plural circumstances
circumstance
/ˈsɚkəmˌstæns/
noun
plural circumstances
Learner's definition of CIRCUMSTANCE
[count] : a condition or fact that affects a situation
usually plural
circumstances [plural] : the way something happens : the specific details of an event
: an event or situation that you cannot control
[noncount]
[plural]
circumstances [plural] : the conditions in which someone lives

pomp and circumstance

see pomp
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