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position

EN[pəˈzɪʃən] [-ɪʃən]
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WPosition
  • Position refers to the spatial location (rather than orientation) of an entity. The term may also refer to:
FR position

    Definition of position in English Dictionary

  • NounPLpositionsSUF-tion
    1. A place or location.
      1. A post of employment; a job.
        1. A status or rank.
          1. Chief of Staff is the second-highest position in the army.
        2. An opinion, stand, or stance.
          1. My position on this issue is unchanged.
        3. A posture.
          1. Stand in this position, with your arms at your side.
        4. (team sports) A place on the playing field, together with a set of duties, assigned to a player.
          1. Stop running all over the field and play your position!
        5. (finance) An amount of securities or commodities held by a person, firm, or institution.
          1. Strong earnings have bolstered the company's financial position.
        6. (arithmetic) A method of solving a problem by one or two suppositions; also called the rule of trial and error.
          1. (chess) The full state of a chess game at any given turn.
          2. VerbSGpositionsPRpositioningPT, PPpositioned
            1. To put into place.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • I jumped at the position as soon as it was offered.
                • We currently prefer to position this cutting guide freehandedly, without any supports, which means shorter cutaneous incisions can be made.
                • Together, these results showed that Stx2c/c and Stx2d/d have similar but detectibly different structures and that these structural differences are dependent on positions 291 and 297 of the A subunit.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • In the United States, the Secretary of State is an appointed position.
                • He is on the disabled list with rotator cuff inflammation, and on Sunday he caught Ian Kennedy in the bullpen to get his legs reaccustomed to the feel of his demanding position.
                • The board recommends Philips, given his ample experience in similar positions.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                Related Links:
                1. fr position
                2. en positions
                3. fr positions
                4. en positioned
                5. en positioner
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                Grammatically, this word "position" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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