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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.
Translations of “placement”
in Chinese (Traditional) 臨時職位(或工作)…
in Russian практика, стажировка, размещение…
in Turkish iş, kadro, mevkî…
in Chinese (Simplified) 临时职位(或工作)…
in Polish praktyka, umieszczenie…
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