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noun as in hierarchy

noun as in locating

noun as in placement

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It was an attempt to combat a growing chill on free speech in Turkey while placing his newspaper at the center of the debate.

After placing Kirk in a cell by herself, she says one LAPD officer “asked to give him a five star Yelp review.”

This can lead to the very heart attack that placing the stent was trying to prevent.

And so there has been a boom in placing solar fields on top of landfills.

On the other hand, Pertman says, adoption is not just about placing children.

The little boy of two, often quoted here, showed a punctilious feeling for order in the placing of things.

I played up one octave, and then I wished to go on by placing my first finger on F sharp.

Track of the count may be kept by placing a mark for each leukocyte in its appropriate column, ruled upon paper.

We notice that more attention is given to the problem of placing a feature than to that of making a likeness of it.

Provisions are to some extent protected from them, by placing the legs of the tables and presses in plates filled with water.

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On this page you'll find 140 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to placing, such as: null, denoting, designating, disclosing, displaying, and evidencing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.