Definition of narrow circumstances in English:

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narrow circumstances

plural noun

Poverty: it was a hard life and they were in narrow circumstances
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  • Reformers see, as Dickens points out in ‘Gin-shops,’ the narrow circumstances of drinking but not the broader conditions of poverty.
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