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Definition place a resource or resources (such as troops or equipment) in position to take action
  • deploy troops along the eastern border
  • The U.S. deployed an anti-ballistic missile system in the capital.
  • The strongest and most effective force in guaranteeing the long-term maintenance of power is not violence in all the forms deployed by the dominant to control the dominated, but consent in all the forms in which the dominated acquiesce in their own domination.
    Robert Frost
  • Much of what is labeled mental illness simply reflects our 'unwise' deployment of defense mechanisms.
    George Vaillant
  • The Philistines deployed their forces to meet Israel, and as the battle spread, Israel was defeated by the Philistines, who killed about four thousand of them on the battlefield.
    1 Samuel 4:2 (NIV)
  • Now deploy the men.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • deploy = place resources in position
  • "I saw today that D.C. deploys three times as many police as the national average," Sampson was telling me.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • The resolve and rapid-deployment capabilities of FORCE were properly tested where no real harm was done to Hegemony interests.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Every man there agreed that the Unsullied were their best troops, but none agreed on how they should be deployed.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Dance With Dragons
  • Search parties were deployed, but the trail had already gone cold.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Hound of Rowan
  • Almost invariably around the globe, countries and companies that have deployed women according to their talents have prospered.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • They deployed strategically while the hustle and the bustle increased and the bells sounded and voices far off called: "Who's his doctor?
    Alfred Bester  --  The Demolished Man
  • "He is up above where they are deploying for the attack," he said.
    Ernest Hemingway  --  For Whom the Bell Tolls
  • The tops of tall trees which grew in it just showed above the rim; a regiment could hide and deploy in it.
    William Faulkner  --  Light in August
  • Fedaykin guards deployed through the depression waited for Muad'Dib's command to attack.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • The activation code will enable the memory serum weapon, and another button will deploy it instantly.
    Veronica Roth  --  Allegiant
  • On the second day of the massive nuking-Wednesday—the Army caravan flowed with commuter traffic to Reston and deployed behind the monkey house.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • The pastime of whole armiestrench speculation, battlefield dreams, men figuring how, if suddenly free, they would deploy the rest of their lives.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • She smiled and listened carefully as he explained how he had deployed his army in the best possible way to aid hers in case of an attack by Eddis.
    Megan Whalen Turner  --  Queen of Attolia
  • Then you had best retreat back to Moat Cailin, deploy to meet Lord Tywin in battle .... or grow wings.
    George R.R. Martin  --  A Game of Thrones

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