Translation of "position" - English-Spanish dictionary

position

noun uk /pəˈzɪʃ·ən/

B1 the way someone is sitting, standing, or lying

postura
I’ve been sitting in one position too long.

B1 the situation that someone is in

situación
She’s in a very difficult position.

B1 the place where someone or something is

ubicación
I’m trying to find our position on the map.

B1 the part that someone plays in a game such as football

posición
I didn’t know you played hockey – what position do you play?

a job

puesto de trabajo
He applied for a senior position with the company.

your level of importance in a company or in society

puesto, lugar
the position of women in society
in first, second, third, etc. position

in first, second, third, etc. place in a race or other competition

en primer, segundo, tercer, etc. puesto
She finished the race in third position.
verb uk /pəˈzɪʃ·ən/

to put someone or something in a place for a reason

situar
I positioned myself as far away from her as possible.

(Translation of “position” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

position

noun /əˈziʃən/

a way of standing, sitting etc

posición, postura
He lay in an uncomfortable position.

a place or situation

situación; lugar, sitio
The house is in a beautiful position.

a job; a post

puesto
He has a good position with a local bank.

a point of view

posición, postura
Let me explain my position on capital punishment.
be in/out of position

to be (not) in the right place

en su sitio; fuera de su sitio
Is everything in position for the photograph?

(Translation of “position” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)