Meaning of POSITION in English
( n. )
Hence: The ground which any one takes in an argument or controversy; the point of view from which any one proceeds to a discussion; also, a principle laid down as the basis of reasoning; a proposition; a thesis; as, to define one's position; to appear in a false position.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012