Definitions for situationˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
sit•u•a•tionˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃən(n.)
manner of being situated; location or position with reference to environment.
a place or locality.
condition; case; plight:
in a desperate situation.
the state of affairs; combination of circumstances:
the international situation.
a position or post of employment; job.
a state of affairs of special or critical significance in the course of a play, novel, etc.
the aggregate of biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors acting on an individual or group to condition behavioral patterns.
Origin of situation:
1480–90; < ML situātiō. See situate , -tion
situation, state of affairs(noun)
the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
"the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
a condition or position in which you find yourself
"the unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation"
a complex or critical or unusual difficulty
"the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple"
physical position in relation to the surroundings
"the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides"
position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation(noun)
a job in an organization
"he occupied a post in the treasury"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
situation(noun)ˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃən
the things that happen at a particular time and place
the current political situation in this country; I found myself in a very dangerous situation.
situationˌsɪtʃ uˈeɪ ʃən
all the things, especially bad things, that are happening to sb
Her friends and neighbors are aware of her situation.
The way in which something is positioned vis-u00E0-vis its surroundings.
The place in which something is situated; a location.
Position or status with regard to conditions and circumstances.
The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs.
A position of employment; a post.
A difficult or unpleasant set of circumstances; a problem.
manner in which an object is placed; location, esp. as related to something else; position; locality site; as, a house in a pleasant situation
position, as regards the conditions and circumstances of the case
relative position; circumstances; temporary state or relation at a moment of action which excites interest, as of persons in a dramatic scene
permanent position or employment; place; office; as, a situation in a store; a situation under government
Situation is a Juno-nominated album by Buck 65 released on October 30, 2007.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'situation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #641
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'situation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #504
Rank popularity for the word 'situation' in Nouns Frequency: #186
Translations for situation
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
circumstances; a state of affairs
an awkward situation.
- حالَه، وَضْعArabic
- situaçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die SituationGerman
- κατάσταση, συνθήκεςGreek
- स्थिति, हालत, दशाHindi
- stanje, okolnostCroatian
- aðstæður, kringumstæðurIcelandic
- 상황, 상태Korean
- situācija; stāvoklisLatvian
- situasjon, stillingNorwegian
- حالت، وضع، موقف: ځاى، موقعيت: كار، رتبه، شغل، نوكړيPashto
- ситуация; положение делRussian
- durum, vaziyetTurkish
- 處境，境遇Chinese (Trad.)
- стан, ситуаціяUkrainian
- حالات، صورت حالUrdu
- tình hình, trạng thái, hoàn cảnhVietnamese
- 情况，境况Chinese (Simp.)
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