Translation of "position" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /pəˈzɪʃən/ us

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.

B1 the situation that someone is in

konum, durum, hâl
[ usually singular ] She's in a very difficult position.
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.

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.
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
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.
JOB [ C ] formal

B2 a job

iş, görev, memuriyet
to apply for a position in a company
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?
GAME [ C ]

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

oyunda oynadığı yer/pozisyon/konum
What position does he play?

B2 your level of importance in society

mevki, yer, konum, durum, önem, itibar
the position of women in society

(Translation of “position noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)