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adverb & adjective
1In the original place:[as adverb] ‘frescoes have been left in situ’[as adjective] ‘a collection of in situ pumping engines’
in position, in situView synonyms
- ‘The archaeologists were able to date the vase because it was found in situ.’
- ‘Her mission is preserving populations of native rock grape plants in situ, on site in their native habitat, as part of an ecological preserve.’
- 1.1 In the appropriate position:[as adverb] ‘her guests were all in situ’
- ‘These facilities are now in situ with a planned operational date in October.’
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