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situation   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˏsItʃUˋeʃәn 〕


〔 ˏsitjuˊeiʃn,-tʃu- 〕

Overview of noun situation

The noun situation has 5 senses

  • situation, state of affairs -- (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)

  • situation, position -- (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")

  • situation -- (a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple")

  • site, situation -- (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 -- (a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury")