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American English: /ˈsɪdɪŋ/
British English: /ˈsɪtɪŋ/

Translation of sitting in Spanish:


  • 1 (for meal etc) I watched three movies at or in a single sitting
    vi tres películas de una sentada or de un tirón [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • The Ritz serves 300 covers a day at four sittings.
    • There were two sittings for dinner in the restaurant and shortly after boarding you were allocated your sitting and your table number which you kept with you throughout the cruise.
    • There were no sittings; passengers came to one of the ship's restaurants when they felt like it, and if a table was available, they took it.
  • 2 (of committee, parliament) an all-night sitting
    una sesión que duró ( or dura etc. ) toda la noche
    Example sentences
    • He will be the key player in the meetings of the Conference of the Presidents, which meets monthly to set out the agenda for the sittings of the European Parliament.
    • Today was the fourth time a serving US President has addressed a joint sitting of Parliament.
    • A further rebuke took place during the first sitting of parliament.
  • 3 (for painter, photographer)
    Example sentences
    • Blanch was his stand-in model between sittings with his portrait subjects, including the queen.
    • During the first few sittings, the artist must concentrate on the face and any other physical qualities, such as hands, that need special attention.
    • The portrait was completed in the artist's studio in Suffolk after five sittings in January.
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