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situation

Pronunciación: /ˌsɪtʃuˈeɪʃən; ˌsɪtjʊˈeɪʃən/

Traducción de situation en español:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (circumstances, position) situación (feminine) the police have the situation under control la policía tiene controlada la situación the international economic/political situation la situación económica/política internacional a crisis situation una (situación de) crisis in the classroom situation, children … en el ámbito de la clase, los niños … to save the situation salvar la situación
    Example sentences
    • If your thoughts are good and creative then you don't need to worry about the situations and circumstances.
    • The worst of the economic crisis may be over, but the political situation is far from decided.
    • On occasions I've been placed in situations I would consider dangerous.

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