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  1. 6
    to arrange for someone to work or live somewhere

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  2. 7
    American to finish a competition in a particular position

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    1. b.
      be placed first/second etc. British to finish in first/second etc. position

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  3. 11
    if you place an order, you ask a company to sell you something and send it to you

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