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deployment

[ dih-ploi-muhnt ]
/ dɪˈplɔɪ mənt /
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Definition of deployment

noun
the act of moving something or someone into a strategic position or a position of readiness, or the condition of being in such a position: Delays in the deployment of armored vehicles and body armor can cost lives on the front lines.Our team is highly experienced in the design, development, and deployment of customized IT solutions for healthcare facilities.
the state of being assigned for duty away from home, especially for military purposes: Encouragement and support are essential to help returning veterans handle the long-term impacts of deployment and reintegration into a nonmilitary daily routine.Community health workers on deployment are assisting in disaster recovery.
a period of time during which a person or group is assigned for duty away from home, especially for military purposes: She is a helicopter pilot on her second deployment to Afghanistan.
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OTHER WORDS FROM deployment

count·er·de·ploy·ment, noun
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