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placement

noun uk   /ˈpleɪs.mənt/ us  

placement noun (JOB)

[C or U] a temporary position or job in an organization: I think we can find a placement for you in the accounts department. The trainee teachers do a school placement in the summer term.

placement noun (PLACE)

[U] the act of finding the right place for something: The director gives instructions for the placement of the camera.
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