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de·ploy

 (dĭ-ploi′)
v. de·ployed, de·ploy·ing, de·ploys
v.tr.
1.
a. To position (troops) in readiness for combat, as along a front or line.
b. To bring (forces or material) into action.
c. To base (a weapons system) in the field.
2. To distribute (persons or forces) systematically or strategically.
3. To put into use or action: "Samuel Beckett's friends suspected that he was a genius, yet no one knew ... how his abilities would be deployed" (Richard Ellmann).
v.intr.
To be or become deployed.

[French déployer, from Old French despleier, from Latin displicāre, to scatter : dis-, dis- + plicāre, to fold; see plek- in Indo-European roots.]

de·ploy′a·bil′i·ty n.
de·ploy′a·ble adj.
de·ploy′er n.
de·ploy′ment n.

deployment

1. In naval usage, the change from a cruising approach or contact disposition to a disposition for battle.
2. The movement of forces within operational areas.
3. The positioning of forces into a formation for battle.
4. The relocation of forces and materiel to desired operational areas. Deployment encompasses all activities from origin or home station through destination, specifically including intra-continental United States, intertheater, and intratheater movement legs, staging, and holding areas. See also deployment order; deployment planning; deployment preparation order.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deployment - the distribution of forces in preparation for battle or work
preparation, readying - the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose; "preparations for the ceremony had begun"
redeployment, redisposition - the withdrawal and redistribution of forces in an attempt to use them more effectively

deployment

noun use (used of troops or military resources) stationing, spread, organization, arrangement, positioning, disposition, setup, utilization the deployment of troops into townships

deployment

noun
Translations

deployment

[dɪˈplɔɪmənt] N
1. (Mil) → despliegue m
2. (fig) [of resources] → utilización f

deployment

[dɪˈplɔɪmənt] n [troops, resources, equipment] → déploiement m
the deployment of → le déploiement de

deployment

n
(Mil: = using) → Einsatz m; (= positioning)Aufstellung f, → Stationierung f
(fig, of resources, staff, arguments) → Einsatz m

deployment

[dɪˈplɔɪmənt] n (Mil) → schieramento, spiegamento (fig) → impiego
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