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English definition of “place”

place

noun [U] (DUTY)    /pleɪs/
what a person should do or is allowed to do, especially according to the rules of society: [+ to infinitive] It's not your place to tell me what to do. I'm not going to criticize his lordship - I know my place (= I know that I am of lower social rank).Duty, obligation and responsibility
(Definition of place noun (DUTY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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