Definition of displaced person in English:

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displaced person

Pronunciation: /disˈplāst ˈpərsn/


A person who is forced to leave their home country because of war, persecution, or natural disaster; a refugee.
Example sentences
  • Nomads, refugees and displaced persons will also be allocated delegates.
  • And we want to make sure that those displaced persons and refugees are given proper attention, are provided with food and medications inside Iraqi territory.
  • ‘Refugees, displaced persons and asylum seekers in search of safety are more often than not treated harshly,’ he said.

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Syllabification: dis·placed per·son

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