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verb em·place \im-ˈplās\

Definition of emplace

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to put into position <missiles emplaced around the city>



Examples of emplace in a sentence

  1. <the plan is to emplace more guns on the ridge north of the camp>



Origin of emplace

back-formation from emplacement


First Known Use: 1865



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