Circumstance and Design


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Circumstance noun – A state or end that seemingly has been decided beforehand.
Design and circumstance are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Design" instead a noun "Circumstance".
Nearby Words: circumstantial, circumstantiality, circumstantially, circumstanced
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Design noun – A method worked out in advance for achieving some objective.
Circumstance and design are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Circumstance" instead a noun "Design".
Nearby Words: designate, designed, designation, designing, designer
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  • Video Game / Kantai Collection More often than not, these are references to their unfortunate fates, either due to faulty design choices, circumstance, or both.
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Design or Circumstance. 2016. Accessed November 29, 2020.

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