Definition of 'seat'
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They complain at wasting money on good seats for an execution which has not taken place. WHEN SCOTLAND RULED THE WORLD: The Story of the Golden Age of Genius, Creativity and Exploration (2002)There were three times too many people for the number of seats to get out. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We were being paid to sit in seats that normally the public occupy. The Sun (2006)The more modest ones have a light well that is also an outside seating area. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She wants employees to have a seat on company boards for the first time. The Sun (2016)There were four empty crisp packets on the back seat. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Some passengers were still strapped into parts of their seats. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Ensure it is turned off or move the seat to another place in the car. The Sun (2007)Neither does it want a board seat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)On neither flight did we get our reserved seats. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These could include bigger seats or desks and parking spaces next to offices. The Sun (2014)The chair can seat two and is built to stand the test of time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Why are the best seats left empty? Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was really weak and when we came off stage he had to take a seat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The seat numbers on them have gradually gotten less and less. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This could still change because votes in one Victoria seat were being recounted. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There would be a good many empty seats in the House if that were the case. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'seat'
British English: seat /siːt/ NOUN
for sitting on A seat is an object that you can sit on, for example a chair.
...the back seat of their car.
- American English: seat furniture
- Arabic: مَقْعَد
- Brazilian Portuguese: assento
- Chinese: 座位
- Croatian: sjedalo
- Czech: židle
- Danish: sæde
- Dutch: stoel
- European Spanish: asiento
- Finnish: istuin
- French: siège mobilier
- German: Sitzgelegenheit
- Greek: κάθισμα
- Italian: sedia
- Japanese: 座席 furniture
- Korean: 의자
- Norwegian: stol
- Polish: krzesło mebel
- European Portuguese: assento
- Romanian: scaun
- Russian: сиденье
- Spanish: asiento
- Swedish: säte möbel
- Thai: เก้าอี้นั่ง
- Turkish: sandalye
- Ukrainian: сидіння
- Vietnamese: ghế
British English: seat /siːt/ NOUN
in election When someone is elected to parliament, you can say that they or their party have won a seat.
Independent candidates won the majority of seats on the local council.
- American English: seat constituency
- Arabic: عُضْوِيَّةٌ في مَجْلِسٍ تَشْرِيعيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: eleitorado
- Chinese: 席位
- Croatian: mandat
- Czech: křeslo poslanecké
- Danish: sæde
- Dutch: zetel politiek
- European Spanish: distrito electoral
- Finnish: edustajan paikka vaalipiirissä
- French: siège élu
- German: Sitz Amt
- Greek: εκλογική έδρα
- Italian: seggio
- Japanese: 議席 constituency
- Korean: 의석
- Norwegian: sete
- Polish: siedziba okręg wyborczy
- European Portuguese: círculo eleitoral
- Romanian: loc în parlament
- Russian: избирательный округ
- Spanish: distrito electoral
- Swedish: säte belägenhet
- Thai: ที่นั่งในรัฐสภา
- Turkish: koltuk politika
- Ukrainian: місце
- Vietnamese: ghế bầu cử
British English: seat VERB
If you seat yourself somewhere, you sit down.
He waved towards a chair, and seated himself at the desk.
Definition of seat from the Collins English Dictionary
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