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circumstantial
American English: /ˌsərkəmˈstæn(t)ʃ(ə)l/
British English: /səːkəmˈstanʃ(ə)l/

Translation of circumstantial in Spanish:

adjective

  • 2 (detailed) [formal]
    Example sentences
    • As it is not properly a term of the British marine, a more circumstantial account of it might be considered foreign to our plan.
    • Her circumstantial account was accepted by thousands who had hitherto remained sceptical.
    • Sure, I can imagine some of the circumstantial detail that would make the story sound more immediate.

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