Translation of "displacement" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /dɪˈspleɪs.mənt/ us /dɪˈspleɪs.mənt/

the situation in which people are forced to leave the place where they normally live

The recent famine in these parts has caused the displacement of tens of thousands of people.

specialized physics the weight of liquid that is forced out of position by an object that is floating on or in it


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