placeā€§ment [uncountable and countable]
1S the act of finding a place for someone to live or work:
The centre provides a job placement service.
placement of
the placement of children in foster homes
They lived on campus, but this was just a temporary placement.
2 British EnglishSE a job, usually as part of a course of study, which gives you experience of a particular type of work
on placement
Students are sent out on placement for training.
a forty-five day placement in a factory
3 when something is placed somewhere or when you decide where something should go
placement of
the placement of fire hydrants along the city's streets

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