placement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From place +‎ -ment

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  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /ˈpleɪsmənt/
  • Rhymes: -eɪsmənt

Noun[edit]

placement (countable and uncountable, plural placements)

  1. The act of placing or putting in place; the act of locating or positioning; the state of being placed.
  2. A location or position.
    It seems to me that the placement of that poster could be better.
  3. The act of matching a person with a job
    The agency does not guarantee placement, but they work on commission.
  4. (Britain) A temporary posting of a person to a particular workplace to enable them to gain work experience.
    • 2021 May 19, Paul Stephen, “Our railway in RAIL's next 40 years: Amy McAllister”, in RAIL, number 931, page 36:
      During my first placement on Enabling Works on the Curzon Street Station site, I was able to visit the site on many occasions, which allowed me to gain a greater appreciation of the work that goes into a project of this scale.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From placer +‎ -ment.

Noun[edit]

placement m (plural placements)

  1. placement

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