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displaces

verb , present tense third-person singular of displace

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1 to change the place or position of
  • the slight tremor displaced the dishes on the shelves, but didn't do any real damage
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2 to force to leave a country
  • World War II displaced people all over Europe
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3 to take the place of
  • inefficient methods displaced by newer ones
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4 to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne)
  • the CEO was summarily displaced after the hostile takeover
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