position
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /pəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
  • (GA) enPR: pə-zĭshʹ(ə)n, IPA: /pəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
Noun

position (plural positions)

  1. A place or location.
  2. A post of employment; a job.
  3. A status or rank.
    Chief of Staff is the second-highest position in the army.
  4. An opinion, stand or stance.
    My position on this issue is unchanged.
  5. A posture.
    Stand in this position, with your arms at your side.
  6. (team sports) A place on the playing field, together with a set of duties, assigned to a player.
    Stop running all over the field and play your position!
  7. (finance) An amount of securities, commodities, or other financial instruments held by a person, firm or institution.
  8. (finance) A commitment, or a group of commitments, such as options or futures, to buy or sell a given amount of financial instruments, such as securities, currencies or commodities, for a given price.wikipedia Position (finance)
  9. (arithmetic) A method of solving a problem by one or two suppositions; also called the rule of trial and error.
  10. (chess) The full state of a chess game at any given turn.
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position (positions, present participle positioning; past and past participle positioned)

  1. To put into place.
    • 26 June 2012, Simon Bowers in The Guardian, Tax crackdowns threaten Channel Islands' haven status
      While other small nations with large banking sectors, such as Iceland and Ireland, have been undone by their reckless lending practices, the debt-free Channel Islands have always positioned themselves as dependable repositories of riches.
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