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situation meaning

EN[sɪtjuːˈeɪʃən] [sɪtʃuˈ(w)eɪʃən] [-eɪʃən]
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WSituation
  • Situation is a concept similar to scenario, relating to a position (location) or a set of circumstances.
  • It also may refer to:
  • Situation (song), a 1982 song by British new wave band Yazoo
  • Situation (album), a 2007 album by Canadian musician Buck 65
  • Situation comedy, a type of television show
  • The Situation (TV personality), nickname of American reality TV personality Michael Sorrentino
  • Situation (Sartre), a concept by Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Situation report
  • "Situation", a song by Godsmack from their eponymous album
FR situation

    Definition of situation in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsituationsSUF-ation
    1. The way in which something is positioned vis-à-vis its surroundings.
      1. The Botanical Gardens are in a delightful situation on the river bank. ‎
    2. The place in which something is situated; a location.
      1. Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances.
        1. The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.
          1. The United States is in an awkward situation with debt default looming. ‎
        2. (Britain) A position of employment; a post.
          1. A difficult or unpleasant set of circumstances; a problem.
            1. Boss, we've got a situation here...
        3. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Happily this situation can be helped to a great extent by the use of grids called egg crates, which prevent the light from spreading too broadly.
            • The United States is in an awkward situation with debt default looming. ‎
            • We're making conditions unsafe for children and also creating a situation where there's more unemployment for working families.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • If you suffer from goalodicy then you will find yourself so obsessed by the future goal that you ignore the practical realities of your situation.
            • I have sorted out the problems and am now on top of the situation.
            • They offered some compromises in an effort to ameliorate the situation.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Related Links:
          1. fr situation
          2. en situations
          3. fr situations
          4. en situational
          5. en situationism
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Grammatically, this word "situation" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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