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Displacement is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- (countable & uncountable) Displacement is when something is made to move out of its place.
- The war has caused the displacement of tens of thousands of people.
- The displacement of folk music by western pop music has happened in many countries.
- (uncountable); (physics) Displacement is the amount of liquid or gas that is moved when something floats in it.