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
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
Synonym: position
a complex or critical or unusual difficulty
the dangerous situation developed suddenly|that's quite a situation|no human situation is simple
physical position in relation to the surroundings
the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides
Synonym: site
a job in an organization
he occupied a post in the treasury