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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of situate.


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  • Every claim to Frankenstein situates science fiction as an outgrowth of Gothic.

    The Great Debate

  • Her way with description of both people and place situates her most strongly as a postwar writer, complete with the anxieties and preoccupations of the time.

    A Queen of Mystery

  • Girard seldom situates his ideas in a political framework, but this should not prevent us from doing so.


  • Mr. HARRISON: It is a Tibeto-Burman language, which situates it within a very large family of languages.

    In The Search For 'Last Speakers,' A Great Discovery

  • He situates it in his left hand and sticks the pistol out his driver's window.

    Half a Sniper

  • The strongest parts of "The Fiery Trial" lie at the very beginning, where Mr. Foner situates Lincoln in the context of the Republican ideology that the author wrote about 40 years ago, and at the very end, where Mr. Foner makes the transition to Reconstruction.

    The Path To Proclamation

  • A sorrowful yet firm letter in which the Pontiff explains the true meaning of his gesture, underlines its necessity and urgency and situates it within the "supreme and fundamental" priority of his mission as the Successor of Peter, not without admitting mistakes in the management of the entire affair.

    Advance Report on the Papal Letter about the Lifting of the SSPX Excommunications

  • Gearhart, dusky-voiced and handsome, almost overdoes the tough-guy bit, but his serious edge situates this romantic comedy right at the border of melodrama (the pleasant kind, not the drippy brand).

    Theater: 'Sabrina Fair' at Ford's Theatre is reviewed by Nelson Pressley

  • Not just because we might be doomed to repeat it, but because history enlarges our present lives, situates us in the middle of what came before and what will come after.

    Kelly Cogswell: Memory and The Freedom Maze

  • The ecological perspective situates language and language learning, not in the head, but in its social and cultural contexts – the linguistic ecosystem, if you like.

    E is for Ecology « An A-Z of ELT


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