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Definitions of displacement:
  • noun:   act of removing from office or employment
  • noun:   to move something from its natural environment
  • noun:   (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one
  • noun:   (chemistry) a reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound
  • noun:   act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
  • noun:   the act of uniform movement
  • noun:   an event in which something is displaced without rotation

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