Meaning of POSITION in English
(SITUATION) [noun] [C usually singular] - a situationMy financial position is rather precarious at the moment.She's in the fortunate/enviable position of having a large wage and no dependents to support.When two of your best friends argue it puts you in a very awkward position.My husband refused to go to the party so I was put in the embarrassing position of having to make up an excuse for him.If you are in a position to do something you are able to do it, usually because you have the necessary experience, authority or money.As I say, I'm not in a position to reveal any of the details of the project at present.I'm sure they'd like to help her out financially but they're not in a position to do so.She'd be in a much better position to get a job if she had more experience.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012