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Meaning of “place” - Learner’s Dictionary

place

verb     /pleɪs/
place sth in/on, etc
B2 to put something somewhere carefully: She placed a large dish in front of me.Placing and positioning an object
[T] to cause someone to be in a situation: One stupid action has placed us all at risk.Causing things to happen
can't place sb
to not be able to remember who someone is or where you have met them: I recognize her face, but I can't quite place her.Forgetting and forgetfulness
place an advertisement/bet/order, etc
to arrange to have an advertisement/bet/order, etcPlanning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
place emphasis/importance, etc on sth
to give something emphasis/importance, etc: They place a lot of importance on qualifications.Classifying and creating order
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