Definition of placing in English:


Line breaks: pla¦cing
Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪsɪŋ/

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  • 1 [mass noun] The action of putting something in position or the fact of being positioned: the placing of the lights
  • 1.1The action of making an order.
  • 2 (usually placings) A ranking one is given during or after a sports race or other competition: the final placings saw them three points ahead
  • 3A post that is found for a job-seeker.
  • 4A sale or new issue of a large quantity of shares.

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