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situate

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪtʃueɪt; ˈsɪtjʊeɪt/

Translation of situate in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (locate) (often passive/frecuentemente en voz pasiva) [building/factory/town] situar*, ubicar* (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) , emplazar* [formal] the hotel is situated off the main square el hotel está situado or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) ubicado muy cerca de la Plaza Mayor the house is well situated la casa está bien situada or (especially Latin America/especialmente América Latina) bien ubicada you're well situated to make a judgment estás en (una) buena posición para juzgar how are you situated (for money)? ¿cuál es tu situación (económica)?, ¿cómo estás de dinero? we're better situated than we were a year ago estamos mejor situados or en mejor situación que hace un año
    Example sentences
    • The stations studio is situated on the dumpsite close to the homes of the participating children.
    • The church is situated in an imposing position overlooking the village of Kildavin.
    • The school is situated in an enviable position next to the River Thames.

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