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position

noun [C/U] (PLACE)   /pəˈzɪʃ·ən/
the place where something or someone is, often in relation to other things: [C] I’ve switched the positions of the sofa and the chair. In sports, a position is the place where you play on your team, or the responsibilities of someone who plays in that place: [C] He played the shortstop position when he started in baseball. position    /pəˈzɪʃ·ən/ verb [T] The Secret Service men quickly positioned themselves around the president.
(Definition of position noun (PLACE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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