Definition of placement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈpleɪsmənt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈpleɪsmənt//
    Job interviews
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  1. 1[uncountable] the act of finding somebody a suitable job or place to live a job placement service placement with a foster family See related entries: Job interviews
  2. 2(also work placement) [uncountable, countable] (British English) a job, often as part of a course of study, where you get some experience of a particular kind of work The third year is spent on placement in selected companies. The course includes a placement in Year 3. compare internship, work experience
  3. 3[uncountable] the act of placing something somewhere This procedure ensures correct placement of the catheter. see also advanced placement, product placement
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: placement