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      n   ground, location, place, plot, position, setting, spot  
      vb   install, locate, place, position, set, situate  
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  ( sites    plural & 3rd person present)   ( siting    present participle)   ( sited    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A site is a piece of ground that is used for a particular purpose or where a particular thing happens.  
oft n N  
He became a hod carrier on a building site., ...a bat sanctuary with special nesting sites...     
2       n-count   Thesiteof an important event is the place where it happened.  
usu the N of n  
Scientists have described the Aral sea as the site of the worst ecological disaster on earth...     
3       n-count   A site is a piece of ground where something such as a statue or building stands or used to stand.  
...the site of Moses' tomb.     
4       n-count   A site is the same as a website.  
5       verb   If something is sited in a particular place or position, it is put there or built there.  
usu passive  
He said chemical weapons had never been sited in Germany.      be V-ed prep/adv  
...a damp, old castle, romantically sited on a river estuary.      V-ed  
  siting      n-sing   usu the N of n  
...controls on the siting of gas storage vessels.     
6    If someone or something is on site, they are in a particular area or group of buildings where people work, study, or stay.  
on site      phrase  
It is cheaper to have extra building work done when the builder is on site.     
7    If someone or something is off site, they are away from a particular area or group of buildings where people work, study, or stay.  
off site      phrase  
There is ample car parking off site.     

bomb site        ( bomb sites    plural  ) , bombsite   A bomb site is an empty area where a bomb has destroyed all the buildings.      n-count  
In London, where I grew up, we were surrounded by bomb sites.     
building site        ( building sites    plural  ) A building site is an area of land on which a building or a group of buildings is in the process of being built or altered.      n-count   (=construction site)  
camping site        ( camping sites    plural  ) A camping site is the same as a campsite.      n-count  
caravan site        ( caravan sites    plural  ) A caravan site is an area of land where people can stay in a caravan on holiday, or where people live in caravans.  
  (BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use trailer park     
mirror site        ( mirror sites    plural  ) A mirror site is a website which is the same as another website operated by the same person or organization but has a slightly different address. Mirror sites are designed to make it easier for more people to visit a popular website.      n-count  

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sit, spite, suite, sprite

cobweb site n.
a website that did not undergo any change for a long period of time

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internet site allowing to view TV programs after their broadcast allowing targeted advertisement. Requires high-speed internet connexion
way of traveling in which you go from one apartment to another usually sleeping on a couch, and either at friends, acquaintances or through a web site
The non-gaming internet shop refers to a place where the game sites are blocked or not installed on all computer units.
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