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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sit·u·a·tion /ˌsɪʧəˈweʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sit·u·a·tion /ˌsɪʧəˈweʃən/ 名詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sit·u·a·tion n.
 1. Manner in which an object is placed; location, esp. as related to something else; position; locality site; as, a house in a pleasant situation.
 2. Position, as regards the conditions and circumstances of the case.
    A situation of the greatest ease and tranquillity.   --Rogers.
 3. Relative position; circumstances; temporary state or relation at a moment of action which excites interest, as of persons in a dramatic scene.
    There's situation for you! there's an heroic group!   --Sheridan.
 4. Permanent position or employment; place; office; as, a situation in a store; a situation under government.
 Syn: -- State; position; seat; site; station; post; place; office; condition; case; plight. See State.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the general state of things; the combination of
           circumstances at a given time; "the present
           international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how
           such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths
           will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh
           meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin
           D.Roosevelt [syn: state of affairs]
      2: a condition or position in which you find yourself; "the
         unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose
         between two evils"; "found herself in a very fortunate
         situation" [syn: position]
      3: a complex or critical or unusual difficulty; "the dangerous
         situation developed suddenly"; "that's quite a situation";
         "no human situation is simple"
      4: physical position in relation to the surroundings; "the
         sites are determined by highly specific sequences of
         nucleotides" [syn: site]
      5: a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the
         treasury" [syn: position, post, berth, office, spot,
          billet, place]