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emplace

[em-pleys] /ɛmˈpleɪs/
verb (used with object), emplaced, emplacing.
1.
to put in place or position:
A statue was emplaced in the square.
Origin of emplace
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; back formation from emplacement
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emplace

/ɪmˈpleɪs/
verb
1.
(transitive) to put in place or position
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v.

1865, back-formation from emplacement.

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