If you position yourself in a particular way, or if something positions you in that way, you are prepared for a situation that you want to happen or think is going to happen (Longman Dictionary)
Sometimes I see “prepare” and “position” are used together.
The purpose and benefits with TAP and TAP U! are to help institutions and individuals affordably evaluate, prove, prepare and position for employment.
We will set our research agenda and investment strategies accordingly. Disruptive change is a reality. We choose to prepare and position for it.
What is the semantic difference between “prepare” and “positon”? Take these two examples from the Longman dictionary. Are they completely interchangeable?
- It has been working to position itself as a seller of group health insurance to major corporations.
- The company’s restructuring has positioned it to compete more effectively.