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positions

noun
plural of position

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay
  • he holds the position of manager at the store

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2 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

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3 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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4 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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5 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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positions

verb
present tense third-person singular of position

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to arrange something in a certain spot or position
  • positioned the chairs around the room

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“Positions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/positions. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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