situated


situated
situated sit‧u‧at‧ed [ˈsɪtʆueɪtd] adjective
1. be situated to be in a particular place or position:

• We stayed in a small town situated just south of Cleveland.

• All the apartments are beautifully situated overlooking the beach.

2. be well/​badly situated to be in a good or bad situation:

• Microsoft is well situated to exploit this new market.

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situated UK US /ˈsɪtjueɪtɪd/ adjective [not before noun]
in a particular position: be situated in/on/near sth »

The market is situated on a side street lined with shops.

in a particular situation: be situated »

The compensation applies to all investors who are similarly situated.

be well/badly/ideally situated to do sth »

The company is also well situated to serve the Chinese markets.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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