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Significado de “place” - Diccionario Inglés

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placenoun

uk   us   /pleɪs/

place noun (AREA)

A1 [C] an ​area, ​town, ​building, etc.: Her ​garden was a ​coolpleasant place to ​sit. What was the ​name of that place we ​drove through on the way to New York? They ​decided to go to a ​pizza place. There are several places of ​interest to ​visit in the ​area. It's ​important to ​feelcomfortable in ​your place of ​work.A2 [C] informal a ​home: I'm ​looking for a place to ​live. We'll have the ​meeting at my place. [S] a ​suitablearea, ​building, ​situation, or ​occasion: University is a ​great place for making new ​friends. [+ to infinitive] This ​meeting isn't the place todiscussyourproblems, I'm ​afraid.
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place noun (POSITION)

[C] a ​position in ​relation to other things or ​people: His ​leg was ​broken in two places. When you've ​finished, put the ​book back inits place on the ​shelf. This ​plantneeds a ​warm, ​sunny place. Will you keep my place (in the ​queue) (= ​allow me to come back to the same ​position)? She ​spoke to me and I lost my place in the ​book (= I ​forgot where I had been ​reading).
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B1 [C] the ​seat you will ​sit in on a ​particularoccasion, or the ​seat where you usually ​sit, in the ​theatre, a ​class, a ​train, etc.: My ​ticket says 6G but there's someone ​sitting in my place. The ​childrencollectedtheirprizes and then went back to ​their places. Save me a place (= ​keep a ​seat for me until I ​arrive) near the ​front. [C] the ​space at a ​table where one ​person will ​sit and ​eat, usually with a ​plate and ​knives, ​forks, and ​spoonsarranged on it: The ​waitershowed us to ​our places and gave us each a ​menu. He laid six places at the ​table.B1 [C] a ​position in an ​organization, ​system, or ​competition: She's got a place atuniversityUK She's got a place on a fine-arts ​course.US She's got a place in a fine-arts ​course. Our ​teamfinished in second place. He took third place (= was the third to ​finish) in the ​marathon last ​year. [C] US used after words such as "any" and "some" as a different way of saying "​anywhere", "​somewhere", etc.: I ​know I ​left that ​book some place - now, where was it? That ​bar was like no place I'd ​ever been before.take place B1 to ​happen: The ​concerttakes place next ​Thursday.out of place C2 in the ​wrong place or ​lookingwrong: The ​boylookeduncomfortable and out of place among the ​adults.in place C2 If something is in place, it is in ​itsusual or ​correctposition: The ​chairs are all in place. He ​screwed the ​shelf in place. C2 organized: The ​arrangements are all in place for the ​concert next ​Thursday.in place of sb/sth B2 instead of someone or something: You can use ​margarine in place of ​butter in some ​recipes.take the place of sb/sth B2 to be used ​instead of someone or something
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place noun (DUTY)

[U] what a ​person should do or is ​allowed to do, ​especiallyaccording to the ​rules of ​society: [+ to infinitive] It's not ​your place totell me what to do. I'm not going to ​criticize his ​decision - I know my place (= I ​know that I am of ​lowerrank or have less ​authority).

placeverb

uk   us   /pleɪs/

place verb (POSITION)

B2 [I or T] to put something in a ​particularposition: 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 ​brilliantscientists of his ​age. [+ obj + adj ] The ​horse was placed first/second/third in ​its first ​race (= ​finished the ​race in first/second/third ​position).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.place emphasis, importance, etc. on sth C2 to give something ​emphasis, ​importance, etc.: She placed the ​emphasis on the word "​soon" in ​order to make ​sure was ​understood. He placed ​importance on a ​comfortablelifestyle (= it was ​important to him). [T] to ​find someone a ​job: The ​students are placed in/withcompanies for a ​period of ​workexperience.
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place verb (RECOGNIZE)

[T] to ​recognize someone or ​remember where you have ​seen someone and how you ​know them: She ​looksfamiliar but I can't place her - did she use to ​work here?
(Definition of place from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "place" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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placenoun

 us   /pleɪs/

place noun (AREA)

[C] an ​area, a ​building, or a ​city, ​town, or ​village: Airports are usually ​busy places. Larchmont is a ​nice place to ​live. [C] Your place is ​yourhome: We can ​meet at my place. [C] A place is also an ​area or ​building used for a ​specificpurpose: a place of ​worship

place noun (POSITION)

[C] a ​particularposition: That’s the ​best place for the ​piano. The ​librarian put the ​book back in ​its place (= in the ​rightposition). [C] A place is also a ​space for a ​person, as in a ​theater, at a ​table, or in a ​line: Will you ​hold my place in ​line for a ​minute?in place If ​plans are in place, they have been made: I ​think everything’s in place for the ​wedding.in place In place can also be used to ​talk about something that is being used now: The new ​buildingcode will ​replace the ​rules that are ​currently in place.

place noun (RANK)

[C] the ​rank someone or something has: Our ​teamfinished in second place.

place noun (JOB)

[C] a ​job, or a ​position in an ​organization, at a ​school, etc.: Ann just got a place at Yale.

place noun (DUTY)

[U] a person’s duty or ​position of ​authority: [+ to infinitive] It’s not ​your place to ​tell me what to do.

placeverb

 us   /pleɪs/

place verb (RECOGNIZE)

[T] to ​recognize someone or something because of ​memory or past ​experience: She ​looksfamiliar, but I can’t place her.

place verb (PUT)

[T] to put someone in a ​situation: They placed him in a ​nursinghome. She was placed under ​arrest.

place verb (INVEST)

[T] to ​invest or ​riskmoney: They placed a ​significantamount in ​stocks.

place verb (GIVE)

[T] to ​arrange to get something by ​telling someone who will ​supply it: I placed an ​order for three ​CDs.
(Definition of place from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "place" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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placeverb [T]

uk   us   /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 ​worldleaders to discuss the ​crisis.
STOCK MARKET, FINANCE to ​findbuyers for ​shares when they are made ​available for ​sale: place sth with sth Brokers BZW place ​shares in the ​company with various ​institutionalinvestors.
HR to ​find a ​job for someone to do for a ​shortperiod so that they can get some ​workexperience: The college placed him with a ​softwarefirm for a month.

placenoun [C]

uk   us   /pleɪs/
an ​area, ​building, ​room, etc. that is used for a particular ​purpose: Trade ​fairs and ​exhibitions remain a common meeting place for ​retailbuyers and ​suppliers. He ​qualified for ​redundancy on the ​basis that the new ​hours and place of ​work would be a ​change to his ​terms and ​conditions.
in place done and ​ready to be used: The details of the ​deal aren't in place yet.
in sb's place instead of someone else: When her ​managerfell ill, she was ​asked to ​attend the ​salesconference in his place.
be going places to ​behave or ​work in a way that ​shows you will soon become ​successful: Although it was a young ​company, it was obvious that it was going places.
take place to ​happen: The ​handover to the new ​owners will take place in July. The ​historicmeeting took place in New York.
(Definition of place from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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