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dislocationnoun [C or U]

/ˌdɪs.ləˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us /ˌdɪs.loʊˈkeɪ.ʃən/
specialized medical an injury in which the ends of two connected bones separate: dislocation of the ankle/knee/wrist
(Definition of dislocation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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dislocationnoun [C or U]

uk   us   /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
The agency is determining how the meltdown in the local steel industry will translate into dislocated workers in other industries.
(Definition of dislocation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“dislocation” in British English

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