deployment

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Etymology[edit]

From French déploiement. Also de- +‎ ployment.

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  • IPA(key): /dɪˈplɔɪmənt/
  • (file)

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deployment (countable and uncountable, plural deployments)

  1. An arrangement or classification of things.
  2. An implementation, or putting into use, of something.
  3. The distribution of military forces prior to battle.
    • 1861, H. L. Scott, Military Dictionary: Comprising Technical Definitions:
      Deployments [] which cause the soldier to turn his back to the enemy are not suited to war.
  4. (parachuting) the start of something

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