Definición de displace en inglés:


Saltos de línea: dis|place
Pronunciación: /dɪsˈpleɪs


[with object]
  • 1Take over the place, position, or role of: he believes that books may be displaced by the electronic word
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    • As a founding myth, the Russian Revolution was largely displaced by the Second World War, and the Brezhnev regime seemed more committed to gradualism than any Fabian.
    • Capital, displaced from its traditional role as orchestrator of productive co-operation, thus tends to take the form of an apparatus of capture.
    • Although the changes employed by Friedman and Koepp to modernize the story are adequate in displacing many of the book's events to a contemporary time frame, they result in a tale that is rife with logical errors.
    replace, take the place of, take over from, supplant, oust, supersede, succeed, override
    informal crowd out
  • 1.1Move (something) from its proper or usual position: he seems to have displaced some vertebrae
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    • Subjects were asked to adhere to the following instructions pertaining to legal moves when displacing balls.
    • As the coil moves, it displaces a needle or other indicator that points along a pre-calibrated scale to give the pressure measurement.
    • During activation the paddle is thought to move into a more upright position, displacing charge through the membrane.
    dislodge, dislocate, upset, unsettle, move, shift, relocate, reposition; put out of place, move out of place, knock out of place, knock out of position, disarrange, derange, discompose, mess up, disorder, throw into disorder, throw into disarray; scatter, disperse
  • 1.2Force (someone) to leave their home, typically because of war, persecution, or natural disaster: thousands of people have been displaced by the civil war
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    • Presently, more than 10 million people are displaced by natural and man-made disasters in the world.
    • Thousands of internally displaced families are forced to give up their temporary housing as the original owners return.
    • More than 1 million people were displaced in the historic disaster, and in Texas alone, 15,000 people face immediate eviction from their apartments.
  • 1.3Remove (someone) from a job or position of authority: his aides were discredited and displaced
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    • Too many local authorities are needlessly displacing people through unnecessary commercial prestige redevelopments, says a State Council circular which has been distributed nationally.
    • He had been here since long before I was born, and it would be too difficult to displace him and put someone else into his position.
    • Amidst threats, he protects the son of the Trojan Hector, and in doing so, he causes himself to be displaced from a position of central authority.
    depose, dislodge, unseat, dethrone, remove from office, remove, dismiss, eject, oust, expel, force out, throw out, drive out, drum out; overthrow, overturn, topple, bring down
    informal sack, fire, boot out, give someone the boot, show someone the door
    British informal turf out
    Military cashier
    dated out



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  • The next stage in this adjudication is to determine why the displacer was not designed larger.
  • This means that if the gate is in the horizontal position, the gate torque is at its maximum and the displacer at its minimum.
  • The displacer piston displaces hot air and cold air.


mid 16th century: from Old French desplacer.

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