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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. Julie Cote:

    As soon as we collect the data it's recorded in the computer and right away in real time you can visualize the displacement of the markers. So the little gray balls that are placed on the joints and vertebrae, those are reflective substances or markers so right away the cameras can detect where they are in space. That's the motion capture technology.

  2. Mercy Corps spokesman Delafield:

    Displacement camps near the Turkish border doubled to 65,000 people since January, now there are 75,000 people there, with 27,000 living outside camps, sometimes in mosques and schools.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Roberto Herrera Cceres:

    A situation of insecurity moves people, it forces internal displacement that later turns into forced migrations.

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    An antonym for "Prosperous"?
    • A. palmy
    • B. flourishing
    • C. achromatic
    • D. comfortable

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