Definition of placement in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈplāsmənt/


1The action of putting someone or something in a particular place or the fact of being placed: the proper placement of microphones
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  • Some students chose to continue with their placement despite the fact that CECS cancelled the credit for it.
  • But proper placement of such tracks is also important to him.
  • In that letter he stated the restrictions, ‘To facilitate proper work placement of this employee’.
positioning, placing, arrangement, position, deployment, location, disposition
1.1The action of finding a home, job, or school for someone: a baby put up for adoption may wait up to three years or more for placement a placement in a special school
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  • Few, if any, studies in special education have taken a broad look at the social contexts and special education placements experienced by large numbers of urban youth with mental health problems.
  • Students with other special education placements were excluded from the analysis.
  • Special-education placements did increase nationally, just not in any systematic way suggestive of a relationship to state accountability.
job, post, assignment, posting, position, appointment, engagement
1.2 American Football another term for placekick.
1.3 American Football The act of holding the ball for a placekick.
Example sentences
  • I'm watching my mechanics, my ball placements, my decision-making.
  • He has been solid as a punter and flawless in handling snaps and getting the ball down on placements.
  • This will also have an affect of creating a non-trapping placement of the ball.

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Syllabification: place·ment

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