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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a place or location; located: a cabin nicely situated on a quiet riverbank.
  • adj. Supplied with money: a family that has always been well situated.

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  • adj. Located in a specific place.
  • adj. Supplied with money or means.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of situate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. situated in a particular spot or position

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Examples

  • The term situated may be used to refer to any event occurring within the physical boundaries of a situation.

    Behavior in Public Places

  • In a 1988 article, Donna Haraway first introduced the term situated knowledges to feminist epistemology, as a way of expressing a form of objectivity that takes seriously the social construction of knowledge and the perspectival nature of knowledge demonstrated by feminists.

    Feminist Social Epistemology

  • The very fact that no one knows with utter confidence where the wharf was situated is an indication of how much Boston, and you might say America, has changed in the past 237 years.

    Tea Party activists invoke spirit of 1773

  • I presume we are not differently situated from the Scandinavians, and I therefore think it is possible that we would have big organizations.

    Adult Education

  • Another man, similarly situated, is the boss carpenter.

    The Lepers of Molokai

  • The fine valley in which our camp was situated, is thirty miles long, and twelve broad; it is intersected by willowed streams, and large bottoms, covered with rich pasturage, hence it is a favourite resort for both deer and buffalo.

    Life in the Rocky Mountains

  • Germans call it -- situated in a high valley, among steep green hills, which send down spurs of woodland to the meadows below.

    Letters of a Traveller Notes of Things Seen in Europe and America

  • This morning I accompanied Mrs. Selwyn to Clifton Hill, where, beautifully situated, is the house of Mrs. Beaumont.

    Evelina: or, The History of a Young Lady's Entrance Into the World

  • As a conclusion I just have to say that this novel is a very promising first novel of a series, which has sky rocketed so far with five titles situated in the same world.

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  • At this instant it occurring to Ellena, that the passage in question probably led to the prison-chamber, which Olivia had described as situated within some deep recess of the convent, and that Jeronimo had certainly betrayed them, she refused to go further.

    The Italian

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