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situate

[ verb sich-oo-eyt; adjective sich-oo-it, -eyt ]
/ verb ˈsɪtʃ uˌeɪt; adjective ˈsɪtʃ u ɪt, -ˌeɪt /
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verb (used with object), sit·u·at·ed, sit·u·at·ing.
to put in or on a particular site or place; locate.
adjective
Archaic. located; placed; situated.
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Origin of situate

1515–25; <Late Latin situātus situated, equivalent to Latin situ-, stem of situssite + -ātus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM situate

in·ter·sit·u·ate, verb (used with object), in·ter·sit·u·at·ed, in·ter·sit·u·at·ing.re·sit·u·ate, verb (used with object), re·sit·u·at·ed, re·sit·u·at·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for situate

situate
/ (ˈsɪtjʊˌeɪt) /

verb
(tr; often passive) to allot a site to; place; locate
adjective
(now used esp in legal contexts) situated; located

Word Origin for situate

C16: from Late Latin situāre to position, from Latin situs a site
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