The Correct spelling is: position

Common misspellings of the word position are:

How do you spell position?. It is not possition or even postion for that matter!

  • n.
    1. A place or location.
      1. The right or appropriate place: The bands are in position for the parade's start.
      2. A strategic area occupied by members of a force: The troops took up positions along the river.
      1. The way in which something is placed: the position of the clock's hands.
      2. The arrangement of body parts; posture: a standing position.
    2. An advantageous place or location: jockeys maneuvering for position.
    3. A situation as it relates to the surrounding circumstances: in a position to bargain.
    4. A point of view or attitude on a certain question: the mayor's position on taxes.
    5. Social standing or status; rank.
    6. A post of employment; a job.
      1. Sports. The area for which a particular player is responsible.
      2. The arrangement of the pieces or cards at any particular time in a game such as chess, checkers, or bridge.
      1. The act or process of positing.
      2. A principle or proposition posited.
      1. A commitment to buy or sell a given amount of securities or commodities.
      2. The amount of securities or commodities held by a person, firm, or institution.
      3. The ownership status of a person's or institution's investments.
    tr.v., -tioned, -tion·ing, -tions.
    1. To put in place or position.
    2. To determine the position of; locate.

    [Middle English posicioun, from Old French posicion, from Latin positiō, positiōn-, from positus, past participle of pōnere, to place.]

    positional po·si'tion·al adj.
    positionally po·si'tion·al·ly adv.
    positioner po·si'tion·er n.

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