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verb [transitive] position pronunciation in American English /pəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
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present tense
present participlepositioning
past tensepositioned
past participlepositioned
  1. 1
    to put something in a particular place

    Position the microphone as close as possible to the source of the sound.

    Once the paper is positioned correctly, the printer should print with no problems.

  2. 2
    business to make people think of a product in a particular way

    Research can help a company to position its product for maximum public exposure.


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