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situation

sit·u·a·tion

situation

 
pronunciation:
sI chu eI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: state of affairs; circumstances.
His false testimony put him in a bad situation.
synonyms:
circumstance, footing, position, standing
similar words:
business, condition, pass, picture, thing
definition 2: place, site, or manner of location.
The garden has poor situation for drainage.
synonyms:
location, placement, position
similar words:
lie, place, site
definition 3: condition; case.
His situation is grave.
synonyms:
condition, state, status
similar words:
case, place, position
derivation: situational (adj.)