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1. a geographical point, such as a town, city, etc.
a. an open square lined with houses of a similar type in a city or town
b. (capital when part of a street name): Grosvenor Place
3. Maths the relative position of a digit in a number
4. Horse racing
a. Brit the first, second, or third position at the finish
b. US and Canadian the first or usually the second position at the finish
c. (as modifier): a place bet
5. Theatre one of the three unities
6. another place Brit Parliamentary procedure
a. (in the House of Commons) the House of Lords
b. (in the House of Lords) the House of Commons
7. the other place Facetious
a. (at Oxford University) Cambridge University
b. (at Cambridge University) Oxford University


A position corresponding to a given power of the base in positional notation. Also known as column.


Programming Language for Automatic Checkout Equipment.

["The Compiler for the Programming Language for Automatic Checkout Equipment (PLACE)", AFAPL TR-68-27, Battelle Inst, Columbus, May 1968].


A function in PageMaker and other applications that allows a selection of different types of text and graphics files to be inserted within the current document. Place is similar to the Import function in other programs, but may provide additional capabilities. For example, it may be able to maintain a link to a "placed" file rather than embedding it within the document. See import.
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Salam Al Shawa, Qatar Airways Senior Vice President of Marketing and Corporate Communications added, Our new Going Places Together campaign captures the essence of our brand, which is all about inclusiveness and bringing people together for a better future.
Salam al-Shawa, senior vice-president, said: "Our new Going Places Together campaign captures the essence of our brand, which is all about inclusiveness and bringing people together for a better future.
A Going Places spokesman said: "We were disappointed to hear Mr and Mrs Gonzales were unable to complete their holiday to Cyprus due to visa restrictions.
As a result of these closures, the Going Places estate will be reduced to approximately 500 shops by the end of 2006.
Airtours claimed Going Places had not told them about the McKays' requirements.
The shop also picked up two other awards for being the top Going Places agent in the area as well as the division.
Ian Dobison, regional manager of Going Places, said: "Holiday operators are making more seats available every year from Newcastle.
Girls Going Places is a three-tiered national college scholarship competition that aims to educate women about financial matters, create an awareness of career options in nontraditional fields and highlight the advantages of financial independence.
A lot of time has gone into going places and collecting data that at least in hindsight could have been used more effectively elsewhere," says Joseph F.
The Girls Going Places program has inspired me to reach even higher and led to some incredible opportunities that I never dreamt existed.
Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has announced funding of Au114,000 to South West College to deliver the Going Places Programme in the Strabane Neighbourhood Renewal area.
Girls Going Places Returns to New York to Inspire Next Generation of Business Professionals