Engelsk substantiv: situation
|1.||situation (om tilstand) the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time|
|Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning||The present international situation is dangerous.|
Wondered how such a state of affairs had come about.
Eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation.
|Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)||state of affairs|
|Mindre spesifikke uttrykk||state|
|Mere spesifikke uttrykk||absurd, acceptance, ballgame, challenge, childlessness, complication, crowding, disequilibrium, element, environment, equilibrium, exclusion, fish bowl, fishbowl, goldfish bowl, hotbed, inclusion, intestacy, new ballgame, picture, prison, prison house, rejection, scene, size, size of it, square one, status quo, the absurd, thing|
|2.||situation (om tilstand) a condition or position in which you find yourself|
|Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning||The unpleasant situation (or position) of having to choose between two evils.|
Found herself in a very fortunate situation.
|Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)||position|
|Mindre spesifikke uttrykk||condition, status|
|Mere spesifikke uttrykk||place, poverty trap, shoes, soup, stymie, stymy|
|3.||situation (om tilstand) a complex or critical or unusual difficulty|
|Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning||The dangerous situation developed suddenly.|
That's quite a situation.
No human situation is simple.
|Mindre spesifikke uttrykk||difficulty|
|Mere spesifikke uttrykk||conflict of interest, crisis, crunch, dead end, deadlock, embroilment, hornet's nest, hornets' nest, hot potato, how-d'ye-do, how-do-you-do, imbroglio, impasse, incubus, Mexican standoff, nightmare, no-win situation, pass, purgatory, quicksand, stalemate, standstill, strait, straits, swamp, ticking bomb, time bomb, tinderbox, urgency|
|4.||situation (om sted) physical position in relation to the surroundings|
|Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning||The sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides.|
|Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)||site|
|Mindre spesifikke uttrykk||place, position|
|Mere spesifikke uttrykk||active site, antigenic determinant, close quarters, determinant, epitope, locus, locus of infection, restriction site|
|5.||situation (om handling) a job in an organization|
|Eksempler med tilsvarende betydning||He occupied a post in the treasury.|
|Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)||berth, billet, office, place, position, post, spot|
|Mindre spesifikke uttrykk||business, job, line, line of work, occupation|
|Mere spesifikke uttrykk||academicianship, accountantship, admiralty, ambassadorship, apostleship, apprenticeship, associateship, attorneyship, bailiffship, baronetage, bishopry, cadetship, caliphate, captaincy, captainship, cardinalship, chair, chairmanship, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chaplainship, chieftaincy, chieftainship, clerkship, commandership, commandery, comptrollership, consulship, controllership, councillorship, councilorship, counsellorship, counselorship, curacy, curatorship, custodianship, deanery, deanship, directorship, discipleship, editorship, eldership, emirate, episcopate, fatherhood, fatherhood, feudal lordship, foremanship, generalcy, generalship, governorship, headship, headship, hot seat, incumbency, inspectorship, instructorship, internship, judgeship, judicature, khanate, lectureship, legateship, legation, legislatorship, librarianship, lieutenancy, magistracy, magistrature, managership, manhood, marshalship, mastership, mayoralty, messiahship, moderatorship, overlordship, pastorate, pastorship, peasanthood, plum, praetorship, precentorship, preceptorship, prefecture, prelacy, prelature, premiership, presidency, presidentship, primateship, principalship, priorship, proconsulate, proconsulship, proctorship, professorship, protectorship, public office, rabbinate, receivership, rectorate, rectorship, regency, residency, rulership, sainthood, secretaryship, seigneury, seigniory, senatorship, sinecure, solicitorship, speakership, stewardship, studentship, teachership, thaneship, throne, treasurership, tribuneship, trusteeship, vice-presidency, viceroyship, viziership, wardenship, wardership, womanhood|