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Noun: situation  ,si-choo'ey-shun
  1. The general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
    "the present international situation is dangerous"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation";
    - state of affairs
  2. A condition or position in which you find yourself
    "the unpleasant situation of having to choose between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate situation";
    - position
  3. A complex, critical or unusual difficulty
    "the dangerous situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation"; "no human situation is simple"
  4. Physical position in relation to the surroundings
    "the situations are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides";
    - site
  5. A job in an organization
    - position, post, berth, office, place

Derived forms: situations

Type of: business, condition, difficultness, difficulty, fix [informal], hole [informal], jam [informal], job, kettle of fish [informal], line, line of work, mess [informal], muddle [informal], occupation, pickle [informal], place, position, state, status

Encyclopedia: Situation, objective, action, results, aftermath