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placement

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noun place·ment \ˈplās-mənt\

Simple Definition of placement

  • : the act of putting something in a particular place

  • : the act of finding an appropriate place for someone to live, work, or learn

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of placement

  1. 1 :  an act or instance of placing: as a :  an accurately hit ball (as in tennis) that an opponent cannot return b :  the assignment of a person to a suitable place (as a job or a class in school)

  2. 2 :  placekick

Examples of placement in a sentence

  1. the strategic placement of products at the entrance of a store

  2. the placement of microphones around the room

  3. The director tried several different camera placements for the scene.

  4. The agency has overseen the placement of hundreds of children in loving homes.

  5. the placement of unemployed workers



1844

First Known Use of placement

1844

Rhymes with placement

basement, casement


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