force of circumstance(s)

idiom

: conditions that cannot be controlled
Through/By force of circumstance(s), the company has had to lay off several hundred workers.

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Recent Examples on the Web Whether by compulsion, force of circumstance or free will, the Mongol Empire drew many people from many lands. Nicholas Morton, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 July 2023

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“Force of circumstance(s).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/force%20of%20circumstance%28s%29. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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