Definition Position

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a (political) position: a (political) opinion, stance, viewpoint
What's your position on globalization? What's your opinion about it?

a position (in a company): a job, role, a post (in a company)
What's your position at the company? What job do you do there?
He put himself in a difficult position. It really was a tricky situation.

a (geographical) position: a (geographical) location, place
Pronunciation examples
UK: What's the government's position on education?
US: She has an important position in a bank.


  • "It is my sad duty to inform you that I am resigning from my positions as Head of Research and Development and Most Handsome Man at the Delavigne Corporation, effective immediately."
  • "Unfortunately, I am unable to give you more information regarding my position and purpose, because then I would have to kill you."
  • "I feel more prepared to take a leadership position not only in the workplace, but also at the head of a small country again, if ever the need arises."
  • "I am a highly qualified applicant for that position."
  • "-Do you mind if I ask you why you're interested in a position for which you're clearly overqualified?"
  • "Congratulations on your new position as my life coach!"
  • "I hereby resign from my position as intern, effective immediately, in order to pursue a new career as ."
  • "The internet is abuzz with new photos depicting former Delavigne Corp intern Edward Moon in a series of "compromising" positions."
  • "After six months of record sales, Philip was awarded the position of Director, which he held ever since."
  • "Listen Sleepwalker, I'm going to try and establish your position."

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