fourth position

fourth position
fourth place

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  • fourth position — Ballet. a position in which the feet are at right angles to the direction of the body, the toes pointing out, with one foot forward and the other foot back. See illus. under first position. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • fourth position — Ballet. a position in which the feet are at right angles to the direction of the body, the toes pointing out, with one foot forward and the other foot back. See illus. under first position. [1880 85] …   Useful english dictionary

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  • position — positional, adj. positionless, adj. /peuh zish euhn/, n. 1. condition with reference to place; location; situation. 2. a place occupied or to be occupied; site: a fortified position. 3. the proper, appropriate, or usual place: out of position. 4 …   Universalium

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  • position — I UK [pəˈzɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable] Word forms position : singular position plural positions *** 1) the way that someone s body is placed I dragged myself into a sitting position. First, get yourself into a comfortable position. a) the way… …   English dictionary

  • position*/*/*/ — [pəˈzɪʃ(ə)n] noun [C] I 1) the way that someone s body or an object is placed First, get yourself into a comfortable position.[/ex] He managed to push the vehicle back to an upright position.[/ex] 2) the situation that someone is in What would… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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  • fourth — [ fɔrθ ] number 1. ) in the place or position counted as number 4: the fourth of January We came in fourth in the race. 2. ) one of 4 equal parts of something: QUARTER: Only about a fourth of the children had heard of Shakespeare …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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