noun. 1. with regard to education, the designation of pupils to a suitable class or curriculum on the premise of shown capacity or success. 2. with regard to organizations, the designation of present or newly hired workers to the specific tasks for which they're best suited. Commonly referred to as task placement- personnel placement- selective placement.

PLACEMENT: "The placement of your daughter into advanced classes was based completely on placement evaluation results."
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