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How to sign: the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time
"the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fre;
Similiar / Same: state of affairs
Within this category: acceptance, ballgame, challenge, childlessness, complication, crowding, disequilibrium, element, environment, equilibrium, exclusion, goldfish bowl, hotbed, inclusion, picture, prison, rejection, size, square one, status quo, thing
How to sign: a job in an organization
"he occupied a post in the treasury";
Within this category: academicianship, accountantship, admiralty, ambassadorship, apostleship, apprenticeship, attorneyship, bailiffship, bishopry, cadetship, caliphate, captainship, cardinalship, chairmanship, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chieftaincy, clerkship, commandership, comptrollership, consulship, controllership, councillorship, counselorship, curacy, curatorship, custodianship, deanship, directorship, discipleship, editorship, eldership, emirate, fatherhood, fatherhood, foremanship, generalship, governorship, headship, headship, hot seat, incumbency, inspectorship, instructorship, internship, judgship, khanate, lectureship, legation, legislatorship, librarianship, lieutenancy, magistracy, managership, manhood, marshalship, mastership, mayoralty, messiahship, moderatorship, overlordship, pastorship, peasanthood, praetorship, precentorship, preceptorship, prefecture, prelacy, premiership, presidency, primateship, principalship, priorship, proconsulship, proctorship, professorship, protectorship, public office, receivership, regency, residency, rulership, sainthood, secretaryship, senatorship, sinecure, solicitorship, speakership, stewardship, studentship, teachership, thaneship, throne, treasurership, tribuneship, viceroyship, viziership, wardenship, wardership, womanhood