situation

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Pronunciation[change]

  • enPR: sĭt-yo͞o-ā'shən or sĭch-o͞o-ā'shən, IPA (key): /sɪtjuːˈeɪʃən/ or /sɪtʃuˈ(w)eɪʃən/
  • SAMPA: /sItju:"eIS@n/
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Noun[change]

Singular
situation

Plural
situations

  1. (countable) A situation is the conditions at a time and place.
    If you can stay calm, it will help you to handle difficult situations.
    Can you describe the situation in Iraq during the war?
    Under the new government, the political situation is changing rapidly.

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