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Main Entry: 1po·si·tion
Pronunciation: pschwa-primarystresszish-schwan
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English posycion "position," from early French posicioun (same meaning), from Latin positio "position," from ponere "to put, place" --related to 1COMPOUND
1 a : the manner in which something is placed or arranged b : a certain arrangement of the body <exercise while in a sitting position>
2 : a stand taken on a question
3 : the point or area occupied by something
4 a : one's rank in an organization or in society b : JOB 3
- po·si·tion·al /-primarystresszish-(schwa-)nschwal/ adjective

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