What is Pre-placement?

Pre-placement definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
the act of placing.
the state of being placed.
the act of an employment office or employer in filling a position.
location; arrangement: the placement of furniture.
Football. the placing of the ball on the ground in attempting a place kick.the position of the ball.a place kick.a score made by a place kick: Jones made 43 consecutive placements last season.

(in tennis, badminton, handball, etc.) a winning shot in which the ball or shuttlecock is so hit that one’s opponent is unable to return it.