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a change in normal place or position

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act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics

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an event in which something is displaced without rotation

the act of uniform movement

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(chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound

(psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one

to move something from its natural environment

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act of removing from office or employment

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Of these displacements, 4,600,000 were caused by conflict, a figure that already is two-thirds of last year's total.
Job displacements are determined from a question that asks respondents who have recently joined their employer, "What happened to that employer (job)?
6 million SEK (USD 183,000) to IOMs assistance programme for internally displaced persons in North Kivu, who had lacked adequate access to shelter, water and sanitation in IOM-managed displacement sites.
The stories of the hundreds of thousands of refugees, migrants and asylum-seekers, who have risked their lives to reach European shores in search of a safe haven, have drawn much attention to the phenomenon of displacement; but they represent only a fraction of a more complex issue, according to a new report, which highlights the global crisis of internal displacement.
The northward direction of displacements of the Kinga and the Danilowicz shafts in the Wieliczka Salt Mine were interpreted by the authors as involving the impact of the tectonic stress field.
With the aid of Hermite interpolation function [20], the displacements can be represented by the displacements of its node:
We found that anterior, anteromedial & anterolateral disc displacements were associated with TMJ symptoms, however the superior displacement was found to be asymptomatic.
This is enough to reliably start engines with up to 28-liter displacement.
The report, Global Estimates 2014: people displaced by disasters, conducted by the Norwegian Refugee Council's Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC), shows that the risk of displacement due to disasters has more than doubled over the last four decades' largely due to the growth and concentration of urban populations, particularly in vulnerable countries.
In many cases the drivers of such displacements may be overlapping, as with "resource wars" or resistance movements against particular forms of large-scale development.
Another factor governing the nature of displacements is the existence of buildings.
If displacements are not perfectly forecast by the household, there should be a change in the couple's fertility following the news about the husband's displacement.
In the autumn of 2011 The Museum of International Ceramic Art in Denmark asked Bache and the Danish ceramist Lene Roehrig Kjaer to participate in an exhibition under the title Displacements.
These successive civilian and military governments saw war and its associated displacements as a necessary price for crushing the Khawarij (outlawed rebels) and bringing the south under the control of the central state (Khalid 2003, Johnson 2003).
MAX Equipment offers its MAX-213 and MAX-214 flow meters with small displacements that allow the pipeline operator to precisely dose anticorrosion liquids into the line.