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Notebook, 1993-

THEMES, TOPICS, ISSUES

Situation

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Relative Position with respect to conditions and circumstances [at a certain moment] . . . . The Way in which something is placed in relation to its surroundings . . . . A Particular or Striking Complex of Affairs at a stage in the action . . . . State of Affairs . . . . Critical, Trying, or Unusual State of Affairs: Problem . . . . Site, Locality, Context, Category . . . .


R  E  F  E  R  E  N  C  E  S 
Situation n [15c] 1a: the way in which something is placed in relation to its surroundings b: Site c archaic. Locality 2 archaic. State of health 3a: position or place of employment: Post, Job b: position in life: Status 4: position with respect to conditions and circumstances [the military __ remains obscure] 5a: relative position or combination of circumstances at a certain moment b: a critical, trying, or unusual state of affairs: Problem c: a particular or striking complex of affairs at a stage in the action of a narrative or drama

Situate vt [ca 1532]: to place in a site, situation, context, or category: Locate

[Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 10th Edition. Springfield, MA, USA: Merriam-Webster, Inc. 1995.]




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