Learner's definition of SITUATION
all of the facts, conditions, and events that affect someone or something at a particular time and in a particular place
He's in a bad/difficult/dangerous situation.
You may find yourself in a situation where you lose control of the vehicle.
How is your financial situation?
I'm worried about the current political/economic situation.
I've been in your situation [=position] before, so I think I can help you.
My parents are retired and in a good situation.
an important or sudden problem
somewhat formal + old-fashioned
a place or location