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place·ment

 (plās′mənt)
n.
1.
a. The act of placing or arranging.
b. The state of being placed or arranged.
2.
a. The finding of suitable accommodation or employment for applicants.
b. Assignment of students to appropriate classes or programs.
3. The sale of a new issue of stock, bonds, or other securities.
4. Football
a. The setting of the ball in position for a place kick.
b. A place kick.

placement

(ˈpleɪsmənt)
n
1. the act of placing or the state of being placed
2. arrangement or position
3. the process or business of finding employment

place•ment

(ˈpleɪs mənt)

n.
1. the act of placing, as in a suitable job, grade, or school.
2. the state of being placed.
3. location; arrangement: the placement of furniture.
4. (in sports) the placing or directing of a ball, regarded in terms of tactics or skill.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.placement - the spatial property of the way in which something is placedplacement - the spatial property of the way in which something is placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement of the chairs"
formation - a particular spatial arrangement
spatial relation, position - the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
columniation - (architecture) the arrangement of columns (especially freestanding columns) in a structure
composing, composition - the spatial property resulting from the arrangement of parts in relation to each other and to the whole; "harmonious composition is essential in a serious work of art"
fenestration - the arrangement of windows in a building
proportionality, balance, proportion - harmonious arrangement or relation of parts or elements within a whole (as in a design); "in all perfectly beautiful objects there is found the opposition of one part to another and a reciprocal balance"- John Ruskin
alignment - the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines
misalignment - the spatial property of things that are not properly aligned
ramification - an arrangement of branching parts
spatial arrangement, spacing - the property possessed by an array of things that have space between them
tandem - an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
2.placement - contact established between applicants and prospective employees; "the agency provided placement services"
contact - close interaction; "they kept in daily contact"; "they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"
3.placement - the act of putting something in a certain placeplacement - the act of putting something in a certain place
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
stratification - the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination
juxtaposition, collocation, apposition - the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"
interposition, intervention - the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
orientation - the act of orienting
planting - the act of fixing firmly in place; "he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway"
implantation - the act of planting or setting in the ground
repositioning - the act of placing in a new position
set - the act of putting something in position; "he gave a final set to his hat"
superposition - the placement of one thing on top of another
fingering - the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
superposition - (geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide

placement

noun
1. positioning, stationing, arrangement, location, ordering, distribution, locating, installation, deployment, disposition, emplacement The treatment involves the placement of electrodes in the inner ear.
2. appointment, employment, engagement, assignment He had a six-month work placement with the Japanese government.

placement

noun
2. The place where a person or thing is located:
Translations
umístění
placering
sijoituspaikka
postavljanje
配置
배치
placering
การจัดวาง
vị trí

placement

[ˈpleɪsmənt] N (= positioning) → colocación f (Comm), emplazamiento m
students come to our company on work placementsen la empresa tenemos estudiantes en prácticas

placement

[ˈpleɪsmənt] n
(in job, home, school)placement m
(also work placement) (for trainee)stage m
to do a work placement → faire un stage en entreprise
[object, device] → mise f en place
The treatment involves the placement of electrodes in the inner ear → Le traitement implique la mise en place d'électrodes dans l'oreille interne.placement office n (US)bureau m de placementplacement test n (US)test m de niveauplace-name [ˈpleɪsneɪm] nnom m de lieu

placement

n
(= act: of social worker, teacher etc) → Platzierung f; (= finding job for)Vermittlung f
(Brit) (= period: of trainee) → Praktikum nt; I’m here on a six-month placement (for in-service training etc) → ich bin hier für sechs Monate zur Weiterbildung; (on secondment) → ich bin für sechs Monate hierhin überwiesen worden

placement

[ˈpleɪsmənt] n (in group, accommodation) → collocamento; (of trainee) → stage m inv

placement

وَضْع umístění placering Stellung τοποθέτηση colocación sijoituspaikka placement postavljanje collocamento 配置 배치 plaatsing plassering rozmieszczenie colocação размещение placering การจัดวาง yerleştirme vị trí 放置

placement

n colocación f; (of a patient) traslado, arreglo de dónde va a vivir (se aplica al paciente demasiado debilitado para quedarse en casa o para regresar a la casa tras una hospitalización); Your father is going to be discharged soon and we need to decide about placement..Le van a dar de alta pronto a su papá y tenemos que decidir a dónde va a ir…Placement is going to be difficult because he requires round-the-clock care..Arreglar (Decidir) dónde va a vivir será difícil porque requiere atención a todas horas.
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was the lead placement agent of the private placements and Goodwin Procter LLP acted as their legal advisor.
9%) of senior marketing executives reported paying for an editorial or broadcast placement - and almost half of those who haven't said they would, according to the results of the fourth annual PRWeek/Manning Selvage & Lee (MS&L) Marketing Management Survey.
NEW YORK -- Branded Media Corporation (BMCP), ("Branded Media" or the "Company"), a brand building, marketing and management company, today announced that it has completed a private placement of units of convertible debentures with detachable warrants to accredited investors.
This document provides a placement summary for 2004 and 2005 for the On Demand, Data Processing, and Production Copying markets.
The private placement was conducted outside the United States in accordance with Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
It examined how often these placements are prematurely terminated against the requests and intentions of the child welfare authorities, and which factors seemed to increase and decrease placement breakdown.
My interpretation of these sources is that we should have an initial x-ray to confirm placement of any nasogastric tube prior to administering medication, feedings, and fluids.
Community placement might be appropriate for some individuals, say nursing home industry representatives, but such alternative facilities simply aren't available, and nursing homes are capable of providing needed care.
Of the SI research studies conducted, no research has focused on the potential influence of administrative placement of the SI program within the institution upon student achievement.
Michael Zuppone, a partner and chair of the Securities Practice Group at law firm Paul Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP in New York, recalls doing a private placement a few years ago for a fulfillment company in the e-commerce sector.
Reality shows such as ``The Apprentice,'' ``Survivor,'' and ``Extreme Makeover: Home Edition'' have made product placement so commonplace that the genre accounted for approximately half of what was placed on television shows last year, according to a study released Tuesday by custom media research firm PQ Media LLC.