Definition of 'placement'
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We offer some incredible work placements both locally and nationally. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is an extensive internship programme and many courses offer work placement opportunities. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most of our courses now have a work placement requirement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most degree courses have a practical element and assessors have praised the university for the work placements it offers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That product placement works a treat! The Sun (2017)This is an increase to the 300 apprenticeship placements that the company previously offered. Computing (2010)The conventional degrees are also focused on future employment, many including work placements or the option of a sandwich year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company is also encouraging senior IT leaders to offer work placements. Computing (2010)They met when he was 22 and she was 14 when he was on a work placement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is a huge challenge for councils being asked to find foster placements... and also to carry out family checks, very quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Summer and industrial placements for students are also available. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She asked for a placement and was given one. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We can do our bit through offering decent work experience placements that show business at its best. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Such placements and internships are offered by increasing numbers of universities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This summer he completed paid work placements with cutting edge companies. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So we offer work experience placements that last a maximum of two weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Most recruitment specialists distinguish between temporary and permanent staff placements. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The person will return to their previous job when the placement is over. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This year the shortlist includes a charity that arranges foster placements and an olive oil business. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He was mentored throughout his work placement and given encouragement by his manager. The Sun (2009)Training lasts two years and includes three placements at different businesses within the industry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)How good are law firms when it comes to valuable vacation placements and internships? Times, Sunday Times (2013)One way to catch the attention of a prospective employer is to secure a work placement. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Thus, careful recruitment helped ensure successful placement. Christianity Today (2000)Her charity Access helps young people into employment through work placements. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company has also substantially increased its number of summer placement opportunities and has doubled its intake of apprentices to six this year. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Getting the placement right is one of the minor problems, and somebody is always going to feel miffed. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are close links with business and industry, which help ensure work placements as well as keeping the curriculum relevant. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Worst feature Most of our students are in placements at schools, so the early mornings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)More than 250 work experience placements for school leavers and the long-term unemployed were secured. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'placement'
British English: placement /ˈpleɪsmənt/ NOUN
The placement of something is the act of putting it in a particular place.
He organized the placement of furniture and the hanging of pictures.
- American English: placement
- Arabic: وَضْع
- Brazilian Portuguese: colocação
- Chinese: 放置
- Croatian: postavljanje
- Czech: umístění
- Danish: placering
- Dutch: plaatsing
- European Spanish: colocación
- Finnish: sijoituspaikka
- French: placement
- German: Stellung Gegenstand
- Greek: τοποθέτηση
- Italian: collocamento
- Japanese: 配置
- Korean: 배치
- Norwegian: plassering
- Polish: rozmieszczenie
- European Portuguese: colocação
- Romanian: aranjament
- Russian: размещение
- Spanish: colocación
- Swedish: placering
- Thai: การจัดวาง
- Turkish: yerleştirme
- Ukrainian: розміщення
- Vietnamese: vị trí
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