how to pronounce circumstance


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the above transcription of circumstance is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

circumstance is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of circumstance in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… creating that circumstance I'm …”

meaning of circumstance

Circumstance means the events or conditions that surround a particular situation.

circumstance frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word circumstance occurs in english on average 7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics circumstance can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that circumstance can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to circumstance


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