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Synonyms for displacement
dɪsˈpleɪs mənt

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  1. supplanting, displacement(noun)

    act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics

    supplanting, translation, displacement reaction, deracination, shift

  2. shift, displacement(noun)

    an event in which something is displaced without rotation

    work shift, transmutation, fault, supplanting, slip, deracination, duty period, shifting, chemise, geological fault, faulting, switch, break, displacement reaction, teddy, switching, transformation, shimmy, shift, sack, translation, shift key, fracture

  3. translation, displacement(noun)

    the act of uniform movement

    supplanting, displacement reaction, shift, translation, rendering, deracination, interlingual rendition, transformation, version

  4. displacement, displacement reaction(noun)

    (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound

    supplanting, displacement reaction, translation, deracination, shift

  5. displacement(noun)

    (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one

    supplanting, displacement reaction, translation, deracination, shift

  6. displacement, deracination(noun)

    to move something from its natural environment

    supplanting, displacement reaction, shift, translation, excision, extirpation, deracination

  7. displacement(noun)

    act of removing from office or employment

    supplanting, displacement reaction, translation, deracination, shift

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  1. Ramaswamy Krishnamurthy:

    These families had been shifted here 30 years ago from Kalpakkam after the government decided to build a nuclear plant there. Now they are losing their homes again because of erosion. Internal displacement is becoming a regular phenomenon.

  2. Bruno Geddo:

    This time the humanitarian community is acutely aware that there will be no justification if we are caught unprepared again, this will probably entail massive civilian displacement.

  3. Daniel Woodruff:

    The trumpet on the Angel Moroni statue fell off, and there is minor displacement of some of the temple's smaller spire stones.

  4. Mary Robinson:

    We now know that climate change is a driver of migration, and is expected to increase the displacement of populations.

  5. Emmanuel Audenaert:

    During puberty and as a result of changing testosterone hormone balance, the growth plate weakens around the age of 12-13, making it even more sensitive to displacement or deformity, severe muscular training and high loading activities should be restricted until skeletal maturity for any joint and sport.

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