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situated

[sich-oo-ey-tid] /ˈsɪtʃ uˌeɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
located; placed.
2.
placed in a particular position or condition, especially with reference to the possession of money:
The inheritance leaves them well situated.
Origin of situated
1550-1560
1550-60; situate + -ed2
Related forms
unsituated, adjective
well-situated, adjective

situate

[v. sich-oo-eyt; adj. sich-oo-it, -eyt] /v. ˈsɪtʃ uˌeɪt; adj. ˈsɪtʃ u ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), situated, situating.
1.
to put in or on a particular site or place; locate.
adjective
2.
Archaic. located; placed; situated.
Origin
1515-25; < Late Latin situātus situated, equivalent to Latin situ-, stem of situs site + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
intersituate, verb (used with object), intersituated, intersituating.
resituate, verb (used with object), resituated, resituating.
Synonyms
1. establish, station, set, install.
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situate

/ˈsɪtjʊˌeɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive; often passive) to allot a site to; place; locate
adjective
2.
(now used esp in legal contexts) situated; located
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin situāre to position, from Latin situs a site
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Word Origin and History for situated

situate

v.

early 15c., "to place in a particular state or condition," from Medieval Latin situatus, past participle of situare "to place, locate," from Latin situs "a place, position" (see site). Related: Situated; situating.

adj.

1520s, now obsolete, adjective from Late Latin situatus, past participle of situare (see situate (v.)).

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