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verb deploy pronunciation in American English /dɪˈplɔɪ/ 
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present tense
present participledeploying
past tensedeployed
past participledeployed
  1. 1
    [transitive] if a government or army deploys soldiers or weapons, it uses them

    Troops have been deployed in the area to counter a possible attack.

  2. 2
    [transitive] formal to use something

    He would have to deploy his considerable patience.

  3. 3
    [intransitive] if a piece of equipment deploys, it works correctly when you use it

    The driver's airbag had failed to deploy.

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