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English definition of “position”

position

noun [C usually singular] (OPINION)    /pəˈzɪʃ.ən/ formal
an opinion : What's the company's position on recycling ? He takes the position (= believes ) that individuals have a responsibility to look after themselves.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
(Definition of position noun (OPINION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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