Definition of deploy verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    deploy

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//dɪˈplɔɪ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they deploy
     
    he / she / it deploys
     
    past simple deployed
     
    -ing form deploying
     
     
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  1. 1 deploy somebody/something (technology) to move soldiers or weapons into a position where they are ready for military action 2,000 troops were deployed in the area. At least 5,000 missiles were deployed along the border.
  2. 2deploy something (formal) to use something effectively to deploy arguments/resources
 
noun [uncountable, countable] the deployment of peacekeeping forces the deployment of resources/staff troop deployments
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