emplacement

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noun em·place·ment \ im-ˈplā-smənt \

Definition of emplacement

1 :the situation or location of something
2 :a prepared position for weapons or military equipment
  • radar emplacements
3 :a putting into position :placement

Examples of emplacement in a Sentence

  1. secret emplacement of missiles on the island

  2. the emplacement of the house, which is between two hulking mansions, makes it seem smaller than it is

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Origin and Etymology of emplacement

French, from Middle French emplacer to emplace, from en- + place

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EMPLACEMENT Defined for English Language Learners

emplacement

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Definition of emplacement for English Language Learners

  • : a position that is specially prepared for a weapon

  • : the act of putting something (such as a weapon) into position



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