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displacing

verb
present participle 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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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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“Displacing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/displacing. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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