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circumstance

US [ˈsɜrkəmstəns]
UK [ˈsɜː(r)kəmstəns]
  • n.环境;条件;境遇;状况
  • v.把…置于某种情况下
  • Web境况;详情;情形
Plural Form:circumstances  
circumstance
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n.
1.
[c][usupl]
条件;环境;状况the conditions and facts that are connected with and affect a situation, an event or an action
The company reserves the right to cancel this agreement in certain circumstances.
本公司保留在一定条件下取消这项协议的权利。
changing social and political circumstances
正在变化的社会和政治环境
I know I can trust her in any circumstance.
我知道我在任何情况下都能信任她。
Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the boy's death.
警方说关于男孩死亡一事没有发现可疑的情况。
The ship sank in mysterious circumstances.
那艘船神秘地沉没了。
She never discovered the true circumstances of her birth.
她从未弄清她身世的真相。
2.
[pl]
境况;境遇;(尤指)经济状况the conditions of a person's life, especially the money they have
Grants are awarded according to your financial circumstances .
补助金根据经济状况发给。
family/domestic/personal circumstances
家庭╱个人经济状况
3.
[u]
命运;客观环境situations and events that affect and influence your life and that are not in your control
a victim of circumstance(= a person who has suffered because of a situation that they cannot control)
客观环境的牺牲品
He had to leave the country through force of circumstance(= events made it necessary) .
为势所迫,他不得不离开这个国家。

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