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noun 
  1. An open space, courtyard, market square.
  2. A group of houses.
They live in Westminster Place.
  1. A location or position.
  2. Somewhere for a person to sit.
We asked the restaurant to give us a table with three places.
  1. A frame of mind.
I'm in a strange at the moment.
  1. (informal) A house or home.
Do you want to come over to my later?
  1. A role or purpose; a station.
It is really not my to say what is right and wrong in this case.
  1. Numerically, the column counting a certain quantity.
three decimal places
the hundreds
verb (plac, ing)
  1. (intransitive) To earn a given spot in a competition.
  2. (transitive) To put (an object or person) in a specific location.
  3. (transitive) To remember where and when (an object or person) has been previously encountered.
I've seen him before, but I can't quite where.
  1. (transitive, in the passive) To achieve (a certain position, often followed by an ordinal) as in a horse race.
  2. (transitive) To sing (a note) with the correct pitch.
  3. (transitive) To arrange for or to make (a bet).
  4. (transitive) To recruit or match an appropriate person for a job.
They phoned hoping to her in the management team.
Etymology: From (term, plíce, lang=ang, , open space), from (term, place, lang=fr), from (term, lang=la, platea, , plaza, wide street), from (term, sc=Grek, , tr=plateía), from (term, sc=Grek, , tr=platís, , wide, broad), from (PIE.)
  • (term, , plat)



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