emplace

[ em-pleys ]
/ ɛmˈpleɪs /

verb (used with object), em·placed, em·plac·ing.

to put in place or position: A statue was emplaced in the square.

Origin of emplace

First recorded in 1860–65; back formation from emplacement
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British Dictionary definitions for emplace

emplace

/ (ɪmˈpleɪs) /

verb

(tr) to put in place or position
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Word Origin and History for emplace

emplace


v.

1865, back-formation from emplacement.

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