From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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dislodgedis‧lodge /dɪsˈlɒdʒ $ -ˈlɑːdʒ/ verb [transitive] 1 MOVE something OR somebodyto force or knock something out of its position Ian dislodged a few stones as he climbed up the rock.2 PMOVE something OR somebodyto make someone leave a place or lose a position of power the revolution that failed to dislodge the British in 1919
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dislodgeStick to big rocks that would be difficult to dislodge.Heavy rains had dislodged a boulder at the mouth of Thompson Canyon.This is sufficient to dislodge any particles.I tried to thank him but my lip was split, and a dislodged late baby tooth impeded articulate expression.Last December government troops stormed 20 prisons to dislodge prisoners from the dormitory wards.Eventually divers provided first hand evidence that sea otters use rocks as hammers under water to dislodge the abalones.It was then time to call for the gunners and pilots to dislodge the defenders and exact vengeance for dead comrades.It was 30 minutes before rescuers could dislodge the food from his throat.Army commanders were preparing to dislodge the militia from the capital.Her husband was always with us but as a couple they were difficult to dislodge without rudeness.