situation

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situation(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (circumstances)
a. la situación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If I were in your situation, I would see a doctor.Si yo estuviera en tu situación, iría a ver al médico.
2. (location)
a. la situación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The garden is in an ideal situation, facing south.La situación del jardín es ideal, orientada al sur.
b. la ubicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The hotel's situation makes it easy to get to the beach.La ubicación del hotel facilita el acceso a la playa.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(job)
a. el empleo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We do not currently have any situations vacant.Actualmente no tenemos ofertas de empleo.
b. la colocación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm looking for a situation with better pay and work conditions.Estoy buscando una colocación con mejor salario y condiciones laborales.
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situation
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (circumstances)
a. la situación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
situation comedytelecomedia f (de situación)
2. (job)
a. la colocación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
situations vacant/wantedofertas fpl/demandas de empleo
3. (location)
a. la situación f, ubicación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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situation [ˌsɪtjʊˈeɪʃən]
noun
1 (position) situación (f); ubicación (f); especially (LAm)
2 (circumstances) situación (f)
to save the situation salvar la situación
3 (job) empleo (m); vacante (f)
situations vacant ofertas de empleo
situations wanted demandas de empleo
modifier
situation comedy (n) (TV) (Rad) comedia (f) de situación
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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