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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishplacingplac‧ing /ˈpleɪsɪŋ/ noun [countable] British English  the position of someone or something in a competition or ordered list Hancock and Smith took the top two placings.
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placingSufficient time is not always given to the study of the basic principles and the proper spacing and placing of the movements.The right spacing of voices and placing of intervals is therefore of paramount importance in achieving our aesthetic objectives.Graham Ferguson Lacey, with 20 percent, is expected in London shortly and a share placing is rumoured.The Maccabees fought rather than acquiesce in the placing of a statue of Zeus in the Temple.That could include traditional diplomacy, peace-monitoring, the placing of tripwire forces on disputed borders and the policing of arms embargoes.This idea of the placing of figures in relation to the plan of the garden is important.The placing was at 360p, 13p below the opening price.
From Longman Business Dictionaryplacingplac‧ing /ˈpleɪsɪŋ/ noun [countable, uncountable] FINANCE the sale by a financial institution of shares, bonds etc for a company, or a particular quantity of shares etc sold in this way SYN OFFERING, PLACEMENTThe share issue will be through placings in the UK and internationally.the placing of 1.2 million shares private placing vendor placing