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Synonyms for displacement
dɪsˈpleɪs məntdis·place·ment

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  1. supplanting, displacementnoun

    act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics

    supplanting, translation, displacement reaction, deracination, shift

  2. shift, displacementnoun

    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, displacementnoun

    the act of uniform movement

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

  4. displacement, displacement reactionnoun

    (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. displacementnoun

    (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, deracinationnoun

    to move something from its natural environment

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

  7. displacementnoun

    act of removing from office or employment

    supplanting, displacement reaction, translation, deracination, shift

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  1. 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.

  2. Iain Hall:

    We need to be smart, after 30 long years, when all we have in the world is displacement, here we have a glimmer of hope. Here we have a chance of success. That is a good sell.

  3. Paul Barrett:

    We believed the impressions we saw at Penarth were consistently spaced to suggest an animal walking. We also saw displacement rims where mud had been pushed up. These structures are characteristic of active movement through the soft ground.

  4. The ICC:

    It is long overdue for you to heed the cries of the victims of rape and sexual abuse, torture, mass displacement and other inhumane suffering Darfurians continue to endure.

  5. Henry Peabody:

    If rates rise, we expect some displacement in the bond market, we'll look at unwinding some of that equity position to find some of the cheaper bond credits out there.

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