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Origin of situation
OTHER WORDS FROM situationsit·u·a·tion·al, adjectivesit·u·a·tion·al·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for situation
If you confront this situation creatively, it has the potential to make your institution better.
The situation is likely to only get worse as winter weather and holidays drive people indoors and together.CDC Thanksgiving guidance: No traveling, no outside-household members|Beth Mole|November 19, 2020|Ars Technica
It’s also much faster than traditional construction methods, making it a prime tool for situations like disaster relief where dwellings need to go up quickly and cheaply.A 3D Printed Apartment Building Is Going Up in Germany|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|November 19, 2020|Singularity Hub
I don’t think we should have been in the situation to begin with.County Officials Dig in to Keep COVID-19 Info Private|Sara Libby and Jared Whitlock|November 19, 2020|Voice of San Diego
They can make their own decisions when faced with new situations, much like humans and animals do.
British Dictionary definitions for situation
- state of affairs; combination of circumstances
- a complex or critical state of affairs in a novel, play, etc
Derived forms of situationsituational, adjective
usage for situation
Idioms and Phrases with situation
see no-win situation.