Definition of 'position'
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Try out different positions until you find one where the depth of penetration feels comfortable. The Sun (2017)This investment puts us in a strong position for the years to come. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He had taken his team to an imposing position by the time he was done. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They said there was no obvious sign of violence but the position of his body suggested foul play. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We're in a good financial position. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He took full advantage of his pole position - despite going off the track at turn one. The Sun (2016)Such a move and his coveted England position would be placed at risk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It would also become an offence to abuse a position for personal advantage, or for the benefit or detriment of another. Times, Sunday Times (2016)One drill using mannequins as opponents focused on team shape after attacking raids and, in particular, finding the shortest route back into a position. Times, Sunday Times (2016)To come off again losing after being in that position, is something I need to get out of my head pretty quick. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Presumably it eased his financial position somewhat. Ford Madox Ford (1990)The main point is your position in group. The Sun (2008)The problem is that this is only possible if you scale the campus pastor position way back. Christianity Today (2000)This does not mean that all women occupy the same position in relation to safety and violence. Everyday Violence (1990)We continue to monitor the position carefully. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Position the pins close to the teeth of the zip. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then step back down and back to original standing position. The Sun (2015)This is generally reflected in the price that clubs pay for players in the different positions. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Only he has earned the right to hold that position. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We want to get in good positions in wide areas. The Sun (2010)The nurses ask me questions as they get my body into position. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Grid position is only part of the story. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They have been put into a position where creative leadership is extremely difficult. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We are coming out of it now and are in a much stronger position financially. The Sun (2013)The value of the gift should depend on the position of the person you are meeting. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Did well but he was dragged out of position at times. The Sun (2013)And what is the financial position going forward? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The issue is whether it concedes real advantages or positions that lock it and the whole opposition into defeat. After Thatcher (1989)The oil producers are in the enviable position of selling something that automatically makes more of what they sell available. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Which driver is in pole position on the F1 wealth grid? Times, Sunday Times (2010)The question is whether it is worth positioning oneself to take up those rights, given the potential upside. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'position'
British English: position /pəˈzɪʃən/ NOUN
geographical The position of someone or something is the place where they are.
The captain reported the ship's name and position.
- American English: position
- Arabic: مَكَانَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: posição
- Chinese: 位置
- Croatian: položaj
- Czech: pozice
- Danish: position
- Dutch: positie
- European Spanish: posición emplazamiento
- Finnish: asema sijainti
- French: position
- German: Position
- Greek: θέση
- Italian: posizione
- Japanese: 位置
- Korean: 위치
- Norwegian: posisjon
- Polish: pozycja położenie
- European Portuguese: posição
- Romanian: poziție
- Russian: положение
- Spanish: posición
- Swedish: position
- Thai: ตำแหน่ง
- Turkish: pozisyon
- Ukrainian: позиція
- Vietnamese: vị trí
British English: position NOUN
in company A position in a company or organization is a job.
He left a career in teaching to take up a position with the government.
Definition of position from the Collins English Dictionary
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