Meaning of deployment in English:


Pronunciation /dɪˈplɔɪm(ə)nt/

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mass noun
  • 1The movement of troops or equipment to a place or position for military action.

    ‘the authorities announced deployment of extra security forces in towns and cities to prevent violence’
    • ‘they agreed to round up their troops for immediate deployment’
    • ‘a six-month deployment in the Gulf with the US Navy’
    • ‘The end of the Cold War produced significant changes in nuclear-force deployments and war plans, if not in strategy.’
    • ‘They are preparing for the arrival of the UN's Stand-By High-Readiness Brigade, a non-standing, multi-national rapid deployment force.’
    • ‘THE US has recognised the officer who oversaw the first Australian fighter deployment into a war zone since the Korean War.’
    • ‘A majority of Australians had disapproved of the troop deployment.’
    • ‘And better armies are meaningless without a decision-making structure to allow quick deployment.’
    • ‘European powers wanted to ask the Security Council to authorize the deployment.’
    • ‘She ordered the deployment of more police and troops into the area to restore order.’
    • ‘On one mission, the Major, whose deployment ended in April, negotiated with villagers to trade weapons for food.’
    • ‘Squadrons affected by the deployment have plans to deal with the absence of so many people.’
    • ‘Three military units are being sent for yearlong deployments.’
  • 2The action of bringing resources into effective action.

    ‘the rapid deployment of high-speed cable internet services to consumers’
    • ‘a world leader in the development and deployment of wave and tidal power’
    • ‘The following recommendations are designed to accelerate broadband deployment in communities across the country.’
    • ‘And because Terion hosts the application through a secure Web site, deployment is fast.’
    • ‘Their knowledge was incredible, and their experience with equipment and deployment was remarkable.’
    • ‘The NCC has recently concluded its work and done an excellent job in creating standards to facilitate successful system deployment.’
    • ‘As well as its widespread deployment in broadcasting, mobile text culture has been the language of prosaic, everyday transactions.’
    • ‘He predicted widespread packet-based telephony deployments in 2001.’
    • ‘Ideally, the software solution would be designed to allow phased deployment to support organizations that wish to implement the strategy gradually.’
    • ‘The planning mode enables senior operators to develop database or deployment plans to meet specific network communication requirements.’
    • ‘Frequently assumed to be a training issue, deployment has shown that the software is the primary problem.’
    • ‘Further, advances in photonics and additional fiber deployment appear to allow for a doubling of network capacity each year for the next decade.’