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sur kuhm stan suhz

  • n  your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    a victim of circumstances
  • n  a person's financial situation (good or bad)
    he found himself in straitened circumstances
  • n  a condition that accompanies or influences some event or activity
  • n  the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
  • n  information that should be kept in mind when making a decision
  • n  formal ceremony about important occasions
News & Articles

  • Charlotte teen goes missing under 'unusual circumstances'
    Charlotte-Mecklenburg police are asking for the public's help in bringing a missing teen back to her family. They say 19-year-old Maria Ines Esquivel disappeared under unusual circumstances June 10 but would not elaborate.
    June 13, 2013 - News 14 Carolina
  • Progress? Feh!
    Our thesis today is that under certain circumstances the very notion of progress -- bulwark of our economic system, driver of our social behavior -- is flawed. At a certain point, that is, progress does not move us forward; it moves us backward.
    June 13, 2013 - CNN Money
  • Yankees-Athletics Preview
    The Oakland Athletics may have to overcome some difficult circumstances to extend streaks of 10 straight home wins and six in a row at home over the New York Yankees.
    June 13, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  • Dick Durbin in USA Today
    No appointment by this governor, under these circumstances, could produce a credible replacement,Durbin tells reporters.
  • Tiger Wood in Belfast Telegraph
    Last night global consulting and outsourcing firm Accenture announced it was ending its sponsorship of Tiger Woods, saying the golfer was "no longer the right representative" after the "circumstances of the past two weeks."
  • Barack Obama in New York Times
    Under these circumstances, it's hard to understand how derivative traders at AIG warranted any bonuses at all, much less $165 million in extra pay,Mr. Obama said. "How do they justify this outrage to the taxpayers who are keeping the...

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