placing

present participle of place
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as in estimating
to decide the size, amount, number, or distance of (something) without actual measurement I'd place that as roughly the third largest house in the neighborhood

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as in being
to take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes placed second in the competition

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“Placing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/placing. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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