Word family noun displacement adjective displaced verb displace
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdisplacedis‧place /dɪsˈpleɪs/ ●○○ AWL verb [transitive] 1 REPLACEto take the place or position of something or someone SYN replace Coal has been displaced by natural gas as a major source of energy. immigrants who displace US workers in the job market2 PGLEAVE A PLACEto make a group of people or animals have to leave the place where they normally live Fifty thousand people have been displaced by the fighting.3 to force something out of its usual place or position The water displaced by the landslides created a tidal wave.displaced adjective→ See Verb table
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displaceThis dam is going to displace 25,000 Kurds in a war region.Furthermore, such migrated oil is likely to have been displaced by subsequent migrating gas.An estimated 500,000 refugees have been displaced by the civil war.Some of the companies that have been displaced have, in their time, displaced others.In a week the displaced honeysuckle vines, the wild roses, the grapevines, the grass, would be back.Thus several measures are available to displace natural gas for a higher use as a facilitator of coal combustion.The high ridge displaces ocean water.Compact discs displaced records in the late 1980s.Spence's product was an ammonium alum which gradually displaced the potash alum which had been made principally at Whitby.Flooding caused by the dam may displace up to a million people.