Translation of "displace" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /dɪˈspleɪs/ us

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.
displaced adjective uk /-ˈspleɪst/ us

(Translation of “displace” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /disˈpleis/

to disarrange or put out of place

Thousands of people in the border areas have been displaced by the fighting.

to take the place of

sustituir, reemplazar
The dog had displaced her doll in the little girl’s affections.
displacement noun

desplazamiento, reemplazo
displaced person noun

a person forced to leave his own country as a result of war etc.


(Translation of “displace” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)