placement ( placements plural )
1 n-uncount Theplacementof something or someone is the act of putting them in a particular place or position.
with supp, usu the N of n
The treatment involves the placement of twenty-two electrodes in the inner ear.
2 n-count If someone who is training gets a placement, they get a job for a period of time which is intended to give them experience in the work they are training for.
usu supp N
He had a six-month work placement with the Japanese government.
3 n-uncount The placement of someone in a job, home, or school is the act or process of finding them a job, home, or school. with supp The children were waiting for placement in a foster care home...
product placement ( product placements plural ) Product placement is a form of advertising in which a company has its product placed where it can be clearly seen during a film or television programme. (BUSINESS) n-var
It was the first movie to feature onscreen product placement for its own merchandise.
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