Definition of circumstantiate in English:


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transitive verb

[with object] rare
  • Set forth or support with circumstances or details.

    ‘In step four indicators are going to be determined in order to support and circumstantiate the evaluation.’
    • ‘The reviewers must provide a circumstantiated opinion on a standardized form in the maximum period of 30 days.’
    • ‘The traffic offence can be circumstantiated by a photocamera with high resolution.’
    • ‘Further studies are needed to better circumstantiate these conditions.’
    • ‘Real-life examples will be provided to circumstantiate the discussion.’



/ˌsərkəmˈstanSHēˌāt/ /ˌsərkəmˈstænʃiˌeɪt/