Definition of in situ in English:

in situ

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Pronunciation: /ɪn ˈsɪtjuː

adverb & adjective

  • 1In the original place: [as adverb]: frescoes have been left in situ [as adjective]: a collection of in situ pumping engines
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    • 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.
  • 1.1In the appropriate position: [as adverb]: her guests were all in situ
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    • These facilities are now in situ with a planned operational date in October.



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