how to pronounce circumstances


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circumstances is pronounced in four syllables

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

“… it depends on the circumstances but it could be a possibility that they are …”

meanings of circumstances


  1. Plural of circumstance.

circumstances frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word circumstances occurs in english on average 40.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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