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Circumstance – IELTS word of the day

Today’s word from the academic word list is



  • An extremely useful general use word to describe situations.
  • The word is used both in the singular and the plural
  • Some of the most common phrases include Given the circumstances, In these circumstances, In any circumstances, In such circumstances, Considering the circumstances, Under these circumstances
  • Circumstances can also be exceptional, personal or normal
  • Circumstances may change or need to be considered


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One Response to Circumstance – IELTS word of the day

  1. Dinaz January 8, 2012 at 2:35 pm #

    very useful – thank-you

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