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lo·ca·tion

 (lō-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act or process of locating: Location of the lost hikers took two days.
2. A place where something is or could be located; a site.
3. A site away from a studio at which part or all of a movie is shot: filming a Western on location in the Mexican desert.
4. A tract of land that has been surveyed and marked off.

[Latin locātiō, locātiōn-, a placing, from locātus, past participle of locāre, to place; see locate.]

lo·ca′tion·al adj.
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location

(ləʊˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. a site or position; situation
2. the act or process of locating or the state of being located
3. (Film) a place outside a studio where filming is done: shot on location.
4. (in South Africa)
a. a Black African or Coloured township, usually located near a small town. See also township4
b. (formerly) an African tribal reserve
5. (Computer Science) computing a position in a memory capable of holding a unit of information, such as a word, and identified by its address
6. (Law) Roman law Scots law the letting out on hire of a chattel or of personal services
[C16: from Latin locātiō, from locāre to place]
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lo•ca•tion

(loʊˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a place or situation occupied.
2. a place of settlement, activity, or residence: a good location for a young doctor.
3. a tract of land of designated situation or limits: a mining location.
4. a site outside a movie studio used for shooting all or part of a film.
5. the act of locating or state of being located.
Idioms:
on location, engaged in filming at a place away from the studio, esp. one that is or is like the setting of the screenplay: on location in Rome.
[1585–95; < Latin]
lo•ca′tion•al, adj.
lo•ca′tion•al•ly, adv.
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location

  • Cook's tour - A very fast tour of a location, from Thomas Cook, the famous travel agent.
  • stamping ground, stomping ground - Stamping ground or stomping ground originally referred to a location frequented by animals.
  • map reference - The numbers and letters you use to find a location on a map.
  • urheimat - The location where a people or language originated.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.location - a point or extent in spacelocation - a point or extent in space    
object, physical object - a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow; "it was full of rackets, balls and other objects"
infinite, space - the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"; "the boundless regions of the infinite"
here - the present location; this place; "where do we go from here?"
there - a location other than here; that place; "you can take it from there"
somewhere - an indefinite or unknown location; "they moved to somewhere in Spain"
bilocation - the ability (said of certain Roman Catholic saints) to exist simultaneously in two locations
seat - the location (metaphorically speaking) where something is based; "the brain is said to be the seat of reason"
home - the country or state or city where you live; "Canadian tariffs enabled United States lumber companies to raise prices at home"; "his home is New Jersey"
home, base - the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
outer space, space - any location outside the Earth's atmosphere; "the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether"; "the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth"
jungle - a location marked by an intense competition and struggle for survival
north - a location in the northern part of a country, region, or city
northeast - a location in the northeastern part of a country, region, or city
east - a location in the eastern part of a country, region, or city
southeast - a location in the southeastern part of a country, region, or city
south - a location in the southern part of a country, region, or city
southwest - a location in the southwestern part of a country, region, or city
west - a location in the western part of a country, region, or city
northwest - a location in the northwestern part of a country, region, or city
earth - the abode of mortals (as contrasted with Heaven or Hell); "it was hell on earth"
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
point - the precise location of something; a spatially limited location; "she walked to a point where she could survey the whole street"
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
region - a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth; "penguins inhabit the polar regions"
whereabouts - the general location where something is; "I questioned him about his whereabouts on the night of the crime"
sodom - any location known for vice and corruption
mountain pass, notch, pass - the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks; "we got through the pass before it started to snow"
space - an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth"
2.location - the act of putting something in a certain placelocation - the act of putting something in a certain place
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
stratification - the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination
juxtaposition, collocation, apposition - the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"
interposition, intervention - the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
orientation - the act of orienting
planting - the act of fixing firmly in place; "he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway"
implantation - the act of planting or setting in the ground
repositioning - the act of placing in a new position
set - the act of putting something in position; "he gave a final set to his hat"
superposition - the placement of one thing on top of another
fingering - the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
superposition - (geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide
3.location - a determination of the place where something islocation - a determination of the place where something is; "he got a good fix on the target"
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
echo sounding, echolocation - determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
4.location - a workplace away from a studio at which some or all of a movie may be made; "they shot the film on location in Nevada"
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
studio - workplace consisting of a room or building where movies or television shows or radio programs are produced and recorded
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location

noun place, point, setting, position, situation, spot, venue, whereabouts, locus, locale the city's newest luxury hotel has a beautiful location.
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location

noun
1. One's place and direction relative to one's surroundings:
bearing (often used in plural), orientation, position, situation.
2. A particular geographic area:
3. The place where a person or thing is located:
4. A particular portion of space chosen for something:
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Translations
تَعيين مَكانمَكَاْنٌمَكان، وَضْع
místopolohanalezení
beliggenhedlokaliseringpositionsted
asukoht
paikkasijainti
lokacija
helymeghatározás
staîsetning
場所
위치
nájdenie
lokacijaprostor
lägeplats
สถานที่
yeryerini bulma
địa điểm

location

[ləʊˈkeɪʃən] N
1. (= place) → lugar m
the house is set in or has a beautiful locationla casa está situada en un lugar precioso
2. (= placing) [of building] → situación f, ubicación f
"central location near the sea" (in brochure) → "situación f or ubicación f céntrica próxima al mar"
this would be an ideal spot for the location of the hoteléste sería un lugar ideal para la ubicación del hotel
3. (= exact position) [of missing person, suspect] → paradero m; [of airplane, ship] → posición f
what's your location?¿cuál es tu posición?
4. (= finding) → localización f
5. (Cine) to be on location in Mexicoestar rodando exteriores en México
to film on locationfilmar en exteriores
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

location

[ləʊˈkeɪʃən] n
(= place) → emplacement m
The office is to be moved to a new location → Le bureau doit être déménagé dans un nouvel emplacement.
[hotel] → emplacement m; [office, factory] → emplacement m; [house, flat] → emplacement m
The hotel has a beautiful location → L'hôtel jouit d'un emplacement superbe., L'emplacement de l'hôtel est superbe.
A hotel set in a beautiful location → Un hôtel jouissant d'un emplacement suberbe.
(= whereabouts) → emplacement m
the exact location of sth → l'emplacement exact de qch
[film] → lieu m de tournage
His use of authentic, outdoor locations was unusual
BUT Son utilisation des extérieurs naturels était inhabituelle.
the film's location → les extérieurs du film
on location [film] → en extérieur
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location

n
(= position, site)Lage f; (of building)Standort m, → Lage f; (of road)Führung f; (of ship)Position f; (of data file)Speicherort m; this would be an ideal location for the road/airportdas wäre ein ideales Gelände für die Straße/den Flughafen; they moved the location of the rigsie verlegten die Bohrinsel; the precise location of the accidentder genaue Unfallort; the doctors haven’t determined the precise location of the tumour (Brit) or tumor (US) → die Ärzte haben den Tumor noch nicht genau lokalisiert; that shop is in a good locationdieses Geschäft hat eine gute Lage
(= positioning, siting) (of building, road)Bau m; (of park)Anlage f; (of headquarters) (= removal)Einrichtung f; (= building)Errichtung f; they discussed the location of the proposed road/airportsie diskutierten, wo die geplante Straße/der geplante Flughafen gebaut werden sollte
(= finding)Auffinden nt; (of tumour)Lokalisierung f; (of star, ship)Ortung f, → Positionsbestimmung f; the location of oil in the North Seadie Entdeckung von Erdöl in der Nordsee
(Film) → Drehort m; to be on location in Mexico (person) → bei Außenaufnahmen in Mexiko sein; part of the film was shot on location in Mexicoein Teil der Außenaufnahmen für den Film wurde in Mexiko gedreht; we had a lot of location workwir mussten viele Außenaufnahmen machen
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location

[ləʊˈkeɪʃn] n
a. (place) → posto; (placing) → posizione f, ubicazione f (Geog) → localizzazione f
b. (Cine) to be on location in Mexicogirare gli esterni in Messico
film shot on location → film girato in esterni
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local

(ˈləukəl) adjective
belonging to a certain place or district. The local shops are very good; local problems.
ˈlocally adverb
locality (ləˈkaləti) plural loˈcalities noun
a district. Public transport is a problem in this locality.
locate (ləˈkeit) , ((American) ˈloukeit) verb
1. to set in a particular place or position. The kitchen is located in the basement.
2. to find the place or position of. He located the street he was looking for on the map.
loˈcation (-ˈkeiʃən) noun
1. position or situation.
2. the act of locating.
on location
(of filming) in natural surroundings outside the studio.
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location

مَكَاْنٌ místo sted Lage τοποθεσία ubicación sijainti situation lokacija ubicazione 場所 위치 locatie plassering lokalizacja localização местоположение plats สถานที่ yer địa điểm 场所
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References in classic literature ?
Corner lots in desirable locations sold that winter for from ten to thirty thousand dollars.
But the throng had surged in all ways, until he lost directions and locations, save that he knew where lay the enemy.
Gilbert's interests made the change necessary; his work, successful though it had been, was hampered by his location. Anne realised that the end of their life in this dear place drew nigh, and that she must face the fact bravely.
He had just time to judge his location roughly at some place south-west of Helium, and at a considerable distance from the twin cities, when he was startled by a woman's scream beneath him.
And already the site of the house is undiscoverable, the location of the stone walls may be deduced from the configuration of the landscape, and I am renewing the battle, putting in angora goats to browse away the brush that has overrun Haska's clearing and choked Haska's apple trees to death.
Until some evidence should have been obtained by digging, as to the location beneath the surface of a buried city, there was nothing for the travelers to do but wait.
Joe would have been willing to remain forever in this enchanting asylum; it was the realm he had pictured in his dreams; he felt himself at home; his master had to give him his exact location, and it was with the gravest air imaginable that he wrote down on his tablets fifteen degrees forty-three minutes east longitude, and eight degrees thirty-two minutes north latitude.
He opened the box containing his rifles and ammunition, that they might both be armed against possible attack while at work, and then together they sought a location for their first night's sleeping place.
For a time Werper hid behind one of the lesser boulders that were scattered over the top of the hill, but, seeing or hearing nothing of the Englishman, he crept from his place of concealment to undertake a systematic search of his surroundings, in the hope that he might discover the location of the treasure in ample time to make his escape before Tarzan returned, for it was the Belgian's desire merely to locate the gold, that, after Tarzan had departed, he might come in safety with his followers and carry away as much as he could transport.
The location of Anoroc, the Mountains of the Clouds, the river, and the strip of seacoast were all familiar to him.
Patiently he awaited the next shot that would tell him more surely the exact location of the rifleman, and when it came he moved down the steep hillside with the stealth and quietness of a panther.
"Why not?" was her rather non-committal reply, though she had not the remotest idea of their location.