Placement - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpleɪsmənt|  American pronunciation of the word placement
Brit.  |ˈpleɪsmənt|  British pronunciation of the word placement

noun

- the spatial property of the way in which something is placed(syn: arrangement)

the placement of the chairs

- contact established between applicants and prospective employees

the agency provided placement services

- the act of putting something in a certain place (syn: emplacement, locating, location, position, positioning)

Examples

the strategic placement of products at the entrance of a store

the placement of microphones around the room

The director tried several different camera placements for the scene.

The agency has overseen the placement of hundreds of children in loving homes.

The centre provides a job placement service.

They lived on campus, but this was just a temporary placement.

Students are sent out on placement for training.

...the doctor ordered the placement of a cataplasm on the wound until it closed up...

...the student was overmastered by the stress of taking the college placement test and broke down crying...

Word forms

noun
singular: placement
plural: placements
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