asetelma

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb asetella +‎ -lma.

Noun[edit]

asetelma

  1. A still life, as a motif of a painting.
  2. An initial setting.
  3. (often in the plural) The situation or position (of several parties concerned, in connection of each other).
    Puolueitten asetelmat ovat näissä vaaleissa hyvin erilaiset verrattuna viime vaaleihin.
    The situation between the parties is very different from that in the last election.

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