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displacement activity

noun [C or U] uk   specialized us  
an unnecessary activity that you do because you are trying to delay doing a more difficult or unpleasant activity: When I was studying for my exams I used to clean the house as a displacement activity.
Traducciones de “displacement activity”
en chino (tradicionál) 替換活動…
en chino (simplificado) 替换活动…
(Definition of displacement activity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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