placement

[pleys-muhnt]
noun
1.
the act of placing.
2.
the state of being placed.
3.
the act of an employment office or employer in filling a position.
4.
location; arrangement: the placement of furniture.
5.
Football.
a.
the placing of the ball on the ground in attempting a place kick.
b.
the position of the ball.
d.
a score made by a place kick: Jones made 43 consecutive placements last season.
6.
(in tennis, badminton, handball, etc.) a winning shot in which the ball or shuttlecock is so hit that one's opponent is unable to return it.

Origin:
1835–45; place + -ment

preplacement, noun
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placement (ˈpleɪsmənt)
 
n
1.  the act of placing or the state of being placed
2.  arrangement or position
3.  the process or business of finding employment

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Example sentences
The placement rate measures employability after receiving services.
The traps come with instructions showing correct placement.
The placement of the body is said to signify honor and bring the dead closer to
  heaven.
Not all appearances of name-brand items in movies result from product placement.
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