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English definition of “displace”

displace

verb [T]     /dɪˈspleɪs/
C1 to force something or someone out of its usual or original position: The building of a new dam will displace thousands of people who live in this area.Emitting and ejecting displaced     /-ˈspleɪst/ adjective
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