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1 position with regard to conditions and circumstances
  • the school's situation is improving with additional financial help

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2 an assignment at which one regularly works for pay
  • there were the usual "situation wanted" postings in the local newspaper

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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
  • he was pleased with his situation among his peers

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The first known use of situation was in the 15th century

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“Situation.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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