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English definition of “sit”

sit

verb [I/T] (REST)   /sɪt/ (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat  /sæt/)
to be in a position with your buttocks on a surface that supports your body, or to cause someone to be in this position: [I] Andrea was sitting on the couch, watching TV. [T] Dad sat her on a chair and told her not to move. Sit still (= sit without moving) while I comb your hair!
(Definition of sit verb (REST) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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