displaced

[dis-pleyst]
adjective
1.
lacking a home, country, etc.
2.
moved or put out of the usual or proper place.
noun
3.
(used with a plural verb) persons who lack a home, as through political exile, destruction of their previous shelter, or lack of financial resources (usually preceded by the ): After the earthquake, the displaced were temporarily housed in armories.

Origin:
1565–75; displace + -ed2

undisplaced, adjective
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displace

[dis-pleys]
verb (used with object), displaced, displacing.
1.
to compel (a person or persons) to leave home, country, etc.
2.
to move or put out of the usual or proper place.
3.
to take the place of; replace; supplant: Fiction displaces fact.
4.
to remove from a position, office, or dignity.
5.
Obsolete. to rid oneself of.

Origin:
1545–55; dis-1 + place, perhaps modeled on Middle French desplacer

displaceable, adjective
predisplace, verb (used with object), predisplaced, predisplacing.
undisplaceable, adjective


2. relocate. Displace, misplace mean to put something in a different place from where it should be. To displace often means to shift something solid and comparatively immovable, more or less permanently from its place: The flood displaced houses from their foundations. To misplace is to put an object in a wrong place so that it is difficult to find: Papers belonging in the safe were misplaced and temporarily lost. 4. depose, oust, dismiss.
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displace (dɪsˈpleɪs)
 
vb
1.  to move from the usual or correct location
2.  to remove from office or employment
3.  to occupy the place of; replace; supplant
4.  to force (someone) to leave home or country, as during a war
5.  chem to replace (an atom or group in a chemical compound) by another atom or group
6.  physics to cause a displacement of (a quantity of liquid, usually water of a specified type and density)
 
dis'placeable
 
adj
 
dis'placer
 
n

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Word Origin & History

displace
1550s, from O.Fr. desplacer, from des- "dis-" + placer "to place." Related: Displaced. Displaced person refugee is from 1944.
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Example sentences
The arm is displaced below the hips but remains articulated.
At the same time, the cost of human labour will fall as workers are displaced.
In reference to the internally displaced people, they are not migrant workers,
  they are displaced people.
These include police, hospital and orphanage logs, as well as logbooks from
  camps for the displaced.
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