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deployment

noun [U] uk   /dɪˈplɔɪ.mənt/ us  
the use of something or someone in an effective way: the deployment of technologies to address this challengeUsing and misusing the movement of soldiers or equipment to a place where they can be used when they are needed: The Chief of Police ordered the deployment of 2,000 troops to try to stop the rioting.Using and misusing
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