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British English: /pəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /pəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of position in Arabic:


  • 1 if I were in your position, I would …
    لَوْ كُنْتُ مَكانَكَ لَ …
    to be in a strong/weak position
    كانَ في مَوْقِفٍ قَويٍّ \ ضَعيفٍ
    to be in a good position to do something
    كانَ في مَوْقِفٍ جَيِّدٍ لِيَفْعَلَ شَيْئاً
    to be in no position to do something
    كانَ في وَضْعيّةٍ لا تَسْمَحُ لَهُ بِأَنْ يَفْعَلَ شَيْئاً
    the position is changing hour by hour
    الوَضْعُ يَتَغَيَّرُ ساعةً بعد ساعةٍ
  • 2
    (attitude, stance)
    the official position on the matter
    المَوْقِف الرَسْميّ حول المَسْأَلةِ
    to make one's position very clear
    جَعَلَ مَوْقِفَهُ واضِحاً جِدًّا
  • 3 the house is in a good position
    البَيْتُ في مَكانٍ جَيِّدٍ
    to be in position
    كانَ جاهِزاً في مَكانِ العَمَليّةِ
    to get into position
    وَصَلَ إلى مَكانِ العَمَليّةِ
  • 4 to be in a sitting/kneeling position
    كانَ في وَضْعيّةِ جُلوسٍ \ رُكوعٍ
  • 6
    (in a ranking)
    to be in third position
    كانَ في المَرْتَبةِ الثالِثةِ
  • 7 to hold or occupy a senior position
    شَغَلَ مَنْصِباً عالِياً
    the position of chief accountant
    مَنْصِب رَئيسِ المُحاسِبينَ
  • 8
    (in a team) (Tunisia/تونس)
    what position does he play?
    في أَيِّ مَرْكَزٍ يَلْعَبُ؟
  • 10
    ‘position closed’
    الشُبّاكُ مُغْلَقٌ

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (to station) (stem vowel = u) (Form I) (troops, artillery, a lookout)
  • 2
    (to situate) (Form I) (stem vowel = a) (a camera, the cursor)
    (في مِنْطَقةٍ) (building)

reflexive verb/فعل انعكاسي

  • to position oneself
    تَمَوْضَعَ في مَكانٍ

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