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Definition of situate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    situate

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈsɪtʃuˌeɪt//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they situate
     
    he / she / it situates
     
    past simple situated
     
    -ing form situating
     
     
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  1. 1situate something + adv./prep. to build or place something in a particular position
  2. 2situate something + adv./prep. to consider how an idea, event, etc. is related to other things that influence your view of it Let me try and situate the events in their historical context.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: situate