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1. the position in space of an item in correspondence to a reference point or other items. 2. with regard to the social psychology of groups, a person's situation as it corresponds to other people in the group, specifically in terms of social status or rank or to their stance on an issue.

POSITION: "The Mayor's position isn't likely to be overruled by the opinions of a few unmentionable townspeople."

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