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in situ

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈsaɪtuː; ɪnˈsɪtjuː/

Translation of in situ in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • [formal] in situ [formal]
    Example sentences
    • The archaeologists were able to date the vase because it was found in situ.
    • Her mission is preserving populations of native rock grape plants in situ, on site in their native habitat, as part of an ecological preserve.
    Example sentences
    • These facilities are now in situ with a planned operational date in October.

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