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place
pleɪs
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Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb
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(名) As a noun
  1. A job in an organization.
  2. The post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another.
  3. An abstract mental location.
    • A blank area.
    • The passage that is being read.
      • An item on a list or in a sequence.
      • Any area set aside for a particular purpose.
      • Where you live at a particular time.
      • A public square with room for pedestrians.
      • The particular portion of space occupied by something.
      • A general vicinity.
        • A space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane).
        • A point located with respect to surface features of some region.
        • A particular situation.
        • Proper or designated social situation.
        • Proper or appropriate position or location.
        (动) As a verb
        1. Recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something.
        2. Assign a rank or rating to.
        3. Take a place in a competition; often followed by an ordinal.
        4. Estimate.
        5. To arrange for.
          • Sing a note with the correct pitch.
            • Finish second or better in a horse or dog race.
              • Assign to a station.
              • Intend (something) to move towards a certain goal.
              • Put into a certain place or abstract location.
              • Locate.
              • Make an investment.
              • Assign a location to.
              • Place somebody in a particular situation or location.
              • Assign to (a job or a home).
              • Identify the location or place of.
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