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placing

Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪsɪŋ/

Translation of placing in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (position) (British English/inglés británico) puesto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • I found the choice of finalists and the final placings surprising personally, but there were compensations.
    • The next £2.25m is dependent on final league placings and the remaining half of the amount is hitched to number of TV appearances.
    • The men's team finished in a lowly ninth position - their worst placing for 36 years - after losing four of their six games in Athens.
    1.2 c and u [Finance] colocación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • It has been muddling through with sub- £1m share placings and the sale of warrants, but a bigger placing is now being mooted.
    • Moreover much of the cost of acquiring Northern Bank - if it becomes available - can be met from surplus capital and will probably require only a modest placing of shares.
    • On December 23, 1983, the company authorised a placing of 2.5 million shares at £6.

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