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as in position
the place where someone is assigned to stand or remain the soldiers remained at their station even though a huge enemy force was approaching

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as in depot
a regular stopping place the historic house was once a station on the Underground Railroad, the network that helped slaves reach freedom in the North

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as in level
the placement of someone or something in relation to others in a vertical arrangement in colonial America, women occupied the lowest station in society and were not allowed to take part in public life

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as in stance
a general way of holding the body the palace guards are required to maintain a rigid station

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as in to place
to assign to a place or position stationed guards around the perimeter of the encampment

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“Station.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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