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[sich-oo-ey-tid] /ˈsɪtʃ uˌeɪ tɪd/
located; placed.
placed in a particular position or condition, especially with reference to the possession of money:
The inheritance leaves them well situated.
Origin of situated
1550-60; situate + -ed2
Related forms
unsituated, adjective
well-situated, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It is thus, that a fertile and well-situated land is called the favorite of nature.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
  • What, then, will be the rent of a fertile and well-situated farm, about which there is no doubt that it is well worth cultivating?

    Supply and Demand Hubert D. Henderson
  • Some one hundred and twenty buildings, commodious and well-situated, were the result of these efforts.

    The Vaudois of Piedmont John Napper Worsfold
  • Acute men quickly bought fertile or well-situated blocks and sold them at an attractive profit.

    The Long White Cloud William Pember Reeves
  • In an hour and a half we arrived at his fine and well-situated castle.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • This property consisted of numbers of profitable and well-situated houses, and of bonds.

  • In this well-situated tenement, Mr Cophagus got on swimmingly.

    Japhet in Search of a Father Frederick Marryat
  • Still, we have done all that it is necessary to do, and next year we will be well-situated.

    The Spell of the White Sturgeon James Arthur Kjelgaard
British Dictionary definitions for well-situated


adjective (well situated when postpositive)
having a good position or site: a well-situated airport
in a good position or situation to carry something out: he was well situated as president
having sufficient funds; well-off
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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