Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “position”

See all translations

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
durum, konum, yön, taraf
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
konum, durum, hâl
[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
bir şeyi yapabilecek durumda/konumda/yerde olmak
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
yer, konum, mevki, pozisyon
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.
olması gerektiği yerde olmak; hak ettiği yerde bulunmak; bulunması gereken yer ve durumda olmak
Places and locationsUnpleasant places
in first/second/third, etc position in first/second/third, etc place in a race or other competition
yarışmada 1., 2., 3., konumda
She finished the race in third position.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
JOB [C] formal B2 a job
iş, görev, memuriyet
to apply for a position in a companyJobs, careers and professionsWorking
OPINION [C] formal a way of thinking about a subject
tavır, tutum, görüş, düşünce, fikir, konum, durum, bakış
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
oyunda oynadığı yer/pozisyon/konum
What position does he play?General terms used in ball sports
IMPORTANCE [C] B2 your level of importance in society
mevki, yer, konum, durum, önem, itibar
the position of women in societyPosition and status in groups and organizations
(Definition of position noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “position” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck

the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More