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positional Syllabification: po·si·tion·al
Pronunciation: /pəˈziSHənl/

Definition of positional in English:


Of, relating to, or determined by position: the team will be forced to make several positional changes
More example sentences
  • It is clear that if the all-out-attack policy is to work, then there will have to be personnel and positional changes in the coming weeks.
  • With six positional changes from their three previous starts, the Blues confirmed their ability and depth across the squad.
  • Anand was at his positional best in getting the better of Svidler, who fell prey to finely disguised manoeuvres.


Example sentences
  • I look first for a good result and for good performance, but we have to play better positionally and keep our shape.
  • As a 1220 player I often find myself in an actual game being unsure about whether or not to play quietly or sharply, tactically or positionally.
  • Fortunately, I believe that Murray would indeed use the recommended lines against his fellow grandmasters - the Rossolimo is easy to learn, positionally very sound, and can be so poisonous that quick White victories are quite common.

Words that rhyme with positional

additional, tuitional, volitional
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