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placement

noun
 
 
/ˈpleɪsmənt/
[C or U] ( also placing) STOCK MARKET, FINANCE an occasion when a company's shares become available to buy, or the activity of doing this: The company is raising £33m through the placement of new shares at 150p each to fund its European expansion. Sun Hung Kai Properties raised 4.04 billion Hong Kong dollars in a share placement last week. →  Compare market offering
[C] UK ( also job placement, US also practicum) HR a temporary job that someone does in an organization, usually to get some work experience: He got a two-week placement in the accounts department.
[U] a service for finding a suitable job for someone, especially a temporary job for a student or unemployed person: In a slow economy, placement of unpaid interns is often easier.
→  See also private placement , product placement
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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