emplace

verb em·place \ im-ˈplās \

Definition of emplace

transitive verb
: 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

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Origin and Etymology of emplace

back-formation from emplacement



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