Meaning of DISPLACEMENT in English

DISPLACEMENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪspleɪsmənt ]

1.

Displacement is the removal of something from its usual place or position by something which then occupies that place or position. ( FORMAL )

...the displacement of all my energy into caring for the baby.

N-UNCOUNT

2.

Displacement is the forcing of people away from the area or country where they live.

N-UNCOUNT

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