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displaced personnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural displaced persons)
someone who has been ​forced to ​leavetheirhome, ​especially because of ​war or a ​naturaldisaster (= something that ​causes a lot of ​damage) such as an earthquake, ​flood, etc.
(Definition of displaced person from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “displaced person”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指战争、灾难造成的)背井离乡者…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指戰爭、災難造成的)離鄉背井者…
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