Situation

Definition of Situation

Sit`u`a´tion
n.1.Manner in which an object is placed; location, esp. as related to something else; position; locality site; as, a house in a pleasant situation.
2.Position, as regards the conditions and circumstances of the case.
A situation of the greatest ease and tranquillity.
- Rogers.
3.Relative position; circumstances; temporary state or relation at a moment of action which excites interest, as of persons in a dramatic scene.
There's situation for you! there's an heroic group!
- Sheridan.
4.Permanent position or employment; place; office; as, a situation in a store; a situation under government.

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