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dislocate

verb

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1 to change the place or position of
  • dislocated his shoulder in the accident

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2 to undo the proper order or arrangement of
  • the country's entire social structure was dislocated by the war

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The first known use of dislocate was in 1601

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“Dislocate.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dislocate. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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