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Ella placed the dish on the table.
'Don't worry,' said Judy, placing a hand on his shoulder.
Place all the ingredients in a mixing bowl, and gradually add water.
Her decision places me in an awkward situation.
The high level of the pound is placing exporters at a serious disadvantage.
The company is severely understaffed, which places employees under great pressure.
At the end of the war, the island was placed under French control.
We place each trainee under the care and supervision of an experienced member of staff.
Monga had his passport withdrawn, and was placed under house arrest.
Parents should place limits on the amount of time their children spend on the Internet.
The large influx of refugees was placing a great burden on Pakistan's resources.
The company was accused of placing profits above safety.
The school places great emphasis on the welfare of its students.
Customers were placing more importance on quality than simply on cost.
This is the British English definition of place. View American English definition of place.
mixed together in a way that is not planned, organized, or tidy