- the act of placing.
- the state of being placed.
- the act of an employment office or employer in filling a position.
- location; arrangement: the placement of furniture.
- (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 of placement
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- the act of placing or the state of being placed
- arrangement or position
- the process or business of finding employment
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Word Origin and History for pre-placement
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