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Definición de “place” en inglés

place

verb (POSITION)    /pleɪs/
B2 [I or T] to put something in a particular position: She placed the letter in front of me. She placed her name on the list of volunteers. I'd place him among the ten most brilliant scientists of his age. [+ obj + adj ] The horse was placed first/second/third in its first race (= finished the race in first/second/third position).Placing and positioning an object place an advertisement, bet, order, etc. C1 to arrange to have an advertisement, bet, order, etc.: We placed the order for the furniture six weeks ago. They were placing bets (= gambling) on who would win.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trappingGambling and bookmakingTaking risks place emphasis, importance, etc. on sth C2 to give something emphasis, importance, etc.: She placed the emphasis on the word 'soon'. He placed importance on a comfortable lifestyle (= it was important to him).Stressing and emphasizing [T] to find someone a job: The students are placed in/with companies for a period of work experience.Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of place verb (POSITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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