Meaning of “displace” in the English Dictionary

"displace" in British English

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displaceverb [ T ]

uk /dɪˈspleɪs/ us /dɪˈspleɪs/

(Definition of “displace” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"displace" in American English

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displaceverb [ T ]

us /dɪˈspleɪs/

to force something or someone out of its usual or original place:

A major government offensive against rebel groups threatens to displace large numbers of people.

(Definition of “displace” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)