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position meaning

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
                • His barehandedness was not unusual. Unlike position players, pitchers had in general been slow to seek the protection of a glove.
                • 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.
                • However, the fine structures inside the cochlea, which are critical landmarks to identify the position of cochlear electrode arrays intracochlearly, were not demonstrated in any of those studies.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • In an effort to provide more permanent accommodations, employers may offer employees the opportunity either to swap jobs with a colleague or to transfer to a new position.
                • The cross-handed grip helps in maintaining the wrist position.
                • In the United States, the Secretary of State is an appointed position.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
                Related Links:
                1. fr position
                2. en positions
                3. fr positions
                4. fr positionné
                5. en positioned
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                Meaning of position for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "position" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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