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British English: /sɪtjʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
, /sɪtʃʊˈeɪʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˌsɪtʃəˈweɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of situation in German:


  • 2 (circumstances)
    Situation Fem.
    a situation of some delicacy
    eine ziemlich heikle Situation
    be in the happy situation of being able to do something
    in der glücklichen Lage sein, etwas tun zu können
    his situation is as follows: …
    seine Lage stellt sich folgendermaßen dar: …
    what's the situation?
    wie stehts?
    lead to a compromise situation
    zu einem Kompromiss führen
    the firm is in a profit situation
    die Firma schreibt Gewinne
  • 3 (job)
    Stelle Fem.
    situations vacant/wanted

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