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circumstance

A UK euphemism for an event that may give rise to a claim for clinical negligence or medical malpractice.
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Thus circumstanced, they landed at Alexandria from our ship.
If she could afford to reside as a lodger in--vicarage, she would choose that house before all others as the place of her abode; but not being so circumstanced, she would never come under its roof, except as an occasional visitor: unless sickness or calamity should render her assistance really needful, or until age or infirmity made her incapable of maintaining herself.
Without any clearness of concept, nevertheless Jerry had a realization that they were as painfully circumstanced as himself.