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Displacement

Definition

[n] act of taking the place of another especially using underhanded tactics
[n] act of removing from office or employment
[n] to move something from its natural environment
[n] the act of uniform movement
[n] an event in which something is displaced without rotation
[n] (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that transfers affect or reaction from the original object to some more acceptable one
[n] (chemistry) a chemical reaction in which an elementary substance displaces and sets free a constituent element from a compound


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