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 for placement
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Placement \Place"ment\, n. [Cf. F. placement.]
     1. The act of placing, or the state of being placed.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Position; place.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the spatial property of the way in which something is
           placed; "the arrangement of the furniture"; "the placement
           of the chairs" [syn: placement, arrangement]
      2: contact established between applicants and prospective
         employees; "the agency provided placement services"
      3: the act of putting something in a certain place [syn:
         placement, location, locating, position,
         positioning, emplacement]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  130 Moby Thesaurus words for "placement":
     abode, accedence, accession, accounting for, allocation, allotment,
     analysis, answerability, application, appointment, apportionment,
     area, arrangement, array, arraying, arrogation, ascription,
     assignation, assignment, assortment, attachment, attribution,
     bearings, bench mark, blame, cataloging, categorization, charge,
     classification, codification, collation, collocation,
     connection with, constitution, coronation, credit, culling,
     deployment, deposit, deposition, derivation from, disposal,
     disposition, distribution, district, division, emplacement,
     employment, engagement, enthronement, etiology, filing, form,
     formation, formulation, gradation, grading, grouping, hiring, hole,
     honor, imputation, inauguration, indexing, induction, installation,
     installment, instatement, investiture, lading,
     latitude and longitude, lieu, loading, locale, locality,
     localization, locating, location, locus, marshaling, order,
     ordering, organization, packing, palaetiology, pigeonholing,
     pinpoint, pinpointing, place, placing, point, position,
     positioning, posting, putting, ranging, ranking, rating,
     reference to, regimentation, region, reposition, responsibility,
     saddling, screening, selection, sifting, site, situation, situs,
     sorting, sorting out, spot, spotting, stationing, stead, storage,
     stowage, stratification, structuring, subdivision, subordination,
     syntax, tabulation, taking office, taxonomy, triage, typology,
     whereabout, whereabouts

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