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[pleys-muh nt] /ˈpleɪs mənt/

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.
the act of placing or the state of being placed
arrangement or position
the process or business of finding employment

1835, from place (v.) + -ment.


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