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dislocation

noun [C or U]
 
 
/ˌdɪsləʊˈkeɪʃən/ ECONOMICS
a situation in which a person or thing, such as an industry or economy, is no longer working in the usual way or place: There is a lot of dislocation, and we have increasing numbers of families who are falling into hard times.economic/market dislocation There are fears that globalization is causing serious economic dislocation as competition intensifies and trade imbalances grow.
dislocated adjective
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