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position

noun
 
 
/pəˈzɪʃən/
SITTING/STANDING [C, U] B1 the way someone is sitting, standing, or lying, or if something is pointing up or down, etc
положение, поза
a kneeling position I go to sleep on my back but I always wake up in a different position. Make sure your chair is in the upright position.Sitting and standing
SITUATION [C] B1 the situation that someone is in
положение, ситуация
[usually singular] She's in a very difficult position.Situations and circumstances
be in a position to do sth to be able to do something because of your situation
иметь возможность, быть в состоянии делать что-либо
I'm not in a position to talk about this at the moment.Opportunity Freedom to act
PLACE [C] B1 the place where someone or something is
местонахождение, расположение
I'm trying to find our position on the map. You're in a good position next to the window.Places and locationsUnpleasant places
be in position If someone or something is in position, they are in the place that they should be in.
быть на своем месте
Places and locationsUnpleasant places
in first/second/third, etc position in first/second/third, etc place in a race or other competition
быть на первом/втором/третьем и т. д. месте
She finished the race in third position.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
JOB [C] formal B2 a job
место, должность
to apply for a position in a companyJobs, careers and professionsWorking
OPINION [C] formal a way of thinking about a subject
позиция, точка зрения
What's the company's position on recycling?Opinions, beliefs and points of view
GAME [C] B1 the part that someone plays in a game such as football
позиция
What position does he play?General terms used in ball sports
IMPORTANCE [C] B2 your level of importance in society
положение, статус
the position of women in societyPosition and status in groups and organizations
(Definition of position noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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