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Synonyms for dislocation
ˌdɪs loʊˈkeɪ ʃəndis·lo·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dislocation, disruptionnoun

    an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity

    Synonyms:
    commotion, to-do, perturbation, breakdown, kerfuffle, hurly burly, flutter, hoo-ha, disruption, disturbance, break, interruption, hoo-hah, gap

  2. dislocation, breakdownnoun

    the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue

    "the social dislocations resulting from government policies"; "his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London"

    Synonyms:
    breakdown, partitioning, disruption, equipment failure, crack-up

  3. dislocationnoun

    a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)

    Synonyms:
    breakdown, disruption

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. dislocationnoun

    Synonyms:
    derangement, displacement

  2. dislocationnoun

    Synonyms:
    luxation, disjointing

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. dislocationnoun

    Synonyms:
    luxation, disjointing

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How to use dislocation in a sentence?

  1. Dan Ivascyn:

    We are reacting to considerable dislocation in financial markets, there is a lot of relative value and there are certain names in the banking sector that is moving a lot.

  2. Mark Okada:

    This liquidity dynamic continues to be something that gets priced into our market. We see it as an opportunity to get paid more because of the perceived or potential illiquidity, if you don't have a fundamental liquidity problem at the issuer level, this dislocation that we're seeing can actually create great opportunities for investors.

  3. Neil Shearing:

    Russia has triggered dislocation in other emerging markets but with the exception of Brazil and Turkey, policy makers in most countries won't be too worried about weaker currencies.

  4. Jason Bordoff:

    I am not sure that policy makers will act in advance of that problem developing, in response to that kind of market dislocation, people will feel very pressured to act.

  5. Andrew Wilkinson:

    Regardless of the global dislocation for equities, investors still seem to be preparing for a lift-off in the fed funds rate, there's not a lot to stop the onset of tightening at some point in the near future.

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