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as in location
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

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as in station
the place where someone is assigned to stand or remain the soldiers were commanded to hold their position on the hill at all costs

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as in level
the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement holds the lead position in the standings

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“Position.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/position. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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