Definition of POSITION

an assignment at which one regularly works for pay <he holds the position of manager at the store>
the action for which a person or thing is specially fitted or used or for which a thing exists <man's position in the universe>
the area or space occupied by or intended for something <I knew that someone had been in the room because the chair was out of its usual position>
the place where someone is assigned to stand or remain <the soldiers were commanded to hold their position on the hill at all costs>
Synonyms position, post, quarter
the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <holds the lead position in the standings>

March 30, 2015
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