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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Put out of its usual position or relationship; Cause to move, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense.

Usage examples (34)
  • Every 60 seconds a child is orphaned or displaced by war.
  • The gist was that the Internet would not "displace" other platforms, but eventually be folded in.
  • Article: Israeli settlements 'displace' Palestinians
  • World Cup bid furore: Soccer's plan to 'displace' NRL for more
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