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circumstance
British English: /ˈsəːkəmst(ə)ns/
American English: /ˈsərkəmˌstæns/
, /ˈsərkəmstəns/

Translation of circumstance in Italian:

noun

also: circumstances plural noun

  • 1 (state of affairs)
    circostanze (feminine)
    in o under the circumstances
    date le circostanze
    under no circumstances
    in nessun caso
    if circumstances permit
    se le circostanze lo permettono
    due to circumstances beyond our control
  • 2 (conditions of life)
    condizioni (feminine)
    their circumstances do not permit them to travel
    le loro condizioni finanziarie non gli permettono di viaggiare
    in easy circumstances
    in condizioni agiate
    in poor circumstances

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