in reduced circumstances meaning

  "in reduced circumstances" in a sentence
  • (euphemistic)

  • [American slang]
    Euph. in poverty.
      After Frederick lost his position, we lived in reduced circumstances while waiting for my inheritance.


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  1. Discount is offered to those in reduced circumstances [ AB1 #  ].
  2. His wife established in her will a foundation to benefit actors in reduced circumstances.
  3. Fortunately, the museum with its wax models continued-but in reduced circumstances.
  4. Latterly she was in reduced circumstances and was obliged to appear as a vocalist in music halls.
  5. He left Ireland and spent the rest of his life in London, living in reduced circumstances.

Related Words

  1. in re meaning
  2. in reality meaning
  3. in reason meaning
  4. in receipt of sth meaning
  5. in recent memory meaning
  6. in reference to so or sth meaning
  7. in regard to meaning
  8. in regard to so or sth meaning
  9. in rehearsal meaning
  10. in relation to meaning
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