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dislocate

verb [T] uk   /ˈdɪs.lə.keɪt/ us    /dɪˈsloʊ-/
to force a bone suddenly out of its correct position: She dislocated her knee falling down some steps.Problems with bones, joints and teethDentistryThe teeth to have a negative effect on how something worksUpsetting and destabilizing
dislocated
adjective uk   /-keɪ.tɪd/ us    /-keɪ.t̬id/
a dislocated hipProblems with bones, joints and teethDentistryThe teeth
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