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place

verb [T]
 
 
/pleɪs/
to do the things necessary to make something happen: place an advertisement/order Orders can be placed by phone or via the website. The President placed calls to several world leaders to discuss the crisis.
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE to find buyers for shares when they are made available for sale: place sth with sth Brokers BZW place shares in the company with various institutional investors.
HR to find a job for someone to do for a short period so that they can get some work experience: The college placed him with a software firm for a month.
(Definition of place verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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