avainasema

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

avain (key) +‎ asema (position)

Noun[edit]

avainasema

  1. key position (crucial or decisive position)
    Kouluhoitajat ovat avainasemassa kiusaamisen torjumisessa.
    The school nurses are in key position to combat bullying.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The Finnish term avainasema and English "key position" are not completely overlapping. Where "key position" refers directly to a job position in an organization, it would be better translated as avaintehtävä into Finnish.

  • Monet alumnimme työskentelevät avaintehtävissä suurissa yrityksissä.
    • Many of our alumni work in key positions in large corporations.