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I dragged myself into a sitting position.
First, get yourself into a comfortable position.
What is your current financial position?
An injection of capital strengthened the company’s position.
Place the plant in a bright sunny position.
Here is a chart showing the positions of the planets.
No one was sure of his position on any issue.
Do you expect the administration to take a position one way or another on this legislation?
The agency takes the position that the government’s specifications were deficient.
There are 12 women in management positions within the company.
I’m sorry, the position has already been filled (=someone has already been chosen to do the job).
Such behavior was clearly not acceptable for someone in a position of authority.
He had seriously abused his position as a doctor by releasing patients’ personal details.
Stone’s position within the party was strengthened after her speech at last year’s convention.
This is the American English definition of position. View British English definition of position.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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