situation


situation

noun

Definition of SITUATION

1
position with regard to conditions and circumstances <the school's situation is improving with additional financial help>
2
an assignment at which one regularly works for pay <there were the usual situation wanted postings in the local newspaper>
3
the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement <in earlier times people were unable to alter their situation in life, so if you were born a servant, you stayed a servant>

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