extraordinary circumstances

extraordinary circumstances
n.
Circumstances and factors not usually associated with a particular time, place, or situation.

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  • extraordinary circumstances — Factors of time, place, etc., which are not usually associated with a particular thing or event; out of the ordinary factors. See also extenuating circumstances mitigating circumstances. The extraordinary circumstances justifying federal… …   Black's law dictionary

  • extraordinary circumstances — Factors of time, place, etc., which are not usually associated with a particular thing or event; out of the ordinary factors. See also extenuating circumstances mitigating circumstances. The extraordinary circumstances justifying federal… …   Black's law dictionary

  • extraordinary — ex·tra·or·di·nary /ek stȯr də ˌner ē, ˌek strə ȯr / adj 1 a: going beyond what is usual, regular, or customary; specif: of, relating to, or having the nature of a proceeding or action not normally required by law or not prescribed for the… …   Law dictionary

  • circumstances — I noun accompanying events, attendant conditions, bases, changes, conditions, controlling factors, course of events, details, events, factors, facts, features, full particulars, governing factors, grounds, happenings, incidentals, instances,… …   Law dictionary

  • extraordinary — Out of the ordinary; exceeding the usual, average, or normal measure or degree; beyond or out of the common order, method, or rule; not usual, regular, or of a customary kind; remarkable; uncommon; rare; employed for an exceptional purpose or on… …   Black's law dictionary

  • extraordinary — Out of the ordinary; exceeding the usual, average, or normal measure or degree; beyond or out of the common order, method, or rule; not usual, regular, or of a customary kind; remarkable; uncommon; rare; employed for an exceptional purpose or on… …   Black's law dictionary

  • extraordinary — 01. Wayne Gretzky was an [extraordinary] hockey player, probably the best who has ever played the sport. 02. Johnny has made [extraordinary] progress in reading this past year, and is now one of the top students in the class. 03. Only 7 years old …   Grammatical examples in English

  • circumstances — Attendant or accompanying facts, events or conditions. Subordinate or accessory facts; e.g. evidence that indicates the probability or improbability of an event. As used in a statute for an allowance for the wife in a divorce action, having… …   Black's law dictionary

  • circumstances — Attendant or accompanying facts, events or conditions. Subordinate or accessory facts; e.g. evidence that indicates the probability or improbability of an event. As used in a statute for an allowance for the wife in a divorce action, having… …   Black's law dictionary

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