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English definition of “seat”

seat

noun (POSITION)    /siːt/
C2 [C] an official position as a politician or member of a group of people who control something: She has a seat on the board of directors . He is expected to lose his seat on the council in next month's elections . She won her seat in Parliament in 1979. He has a very safe seat (= a position that is very unlikely to be lost in an election ).Position and status in groups and organizations [C] Indian English the place in an office where a particular person sits : I'm sorry - he's not in his seat right now. [C] Indian English a place on a course to study something: On receipt of the tuition fees , the college will issue a letter confirming your seat on the course .
(Definition of seat noun (POSITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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