- 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.
- 2deploy something (formal) to use something effectively to deploy arguments/resources
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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noun [uncountable, countable] the deployment of peacekeeping forces the deployment of resources/staff troop deployments