Definition of 'deployment'
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It is the first deployment of western forces inside Libya. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This view of reservists on operational deployments is unfair. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is my first deployment and it has genuinely helped me keep my sanity. The Sun (2008)The soldiers in the scenarios are real soldiers in training for their first deployment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We made no significant political move; our military deployments took place in a vacuum. Nixon Reconsidered (1994)The move would enable a rapid deployment of Nato forces in case of emergency. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The first two phases comprised the arrival of American forces and their deployment in field operations. Warfare in the Twentieth Century (1988)It involved the deployment of force in numbers and heavy-handed intervention. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Military officers said he would announce the deployment of at least 25,000 more troops. Times, Sunday Times (2009)A unit of any size that has excelled on any operational deployment. The Sun (2013)American officials said they had detected signs of preparations for the mass deployment of Russian military advisers and assets. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He is currently on operational deployment in the Indian Ocean. The Sun (2013)Race relations, military deployments, political movements and independence struggles all merge into a plausible narrative. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Operation Banner was the longest continuous deployment in British military history. The Sun (2008)But his clear messaging, soon backed up with troop deployments, did not go uninterrupted for long. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And a government may reasonably not know, when considering military deployment, the extent of commitment required. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But the leaders of the West need to get better at the intelligence, diplomacy and force deployment required. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If a large-scale deployment of combat troops becomes the only way to protect our people, we should not exclude that option. The Sun (2010)He did so in the knowledge that the deployment of forces had been decisive in dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We have already recruited 65 members of the team, and their first pilot deployment will take place before the end of this year. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are not operational deployments and I think that's a critical distinction. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I'm about to go on my first deployment to Afghanistan. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'deployment'
British English: deployment NOUN
The deployment of troops, resources, or equipment is the organization and positioning of them so that they are ready for quick action.
...the deployment of troops into townships.
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