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verb [transitive]     dislocate pronunciation in American English
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present tense
present participledislocating
past tensedislocated
past participledislocated
  1. 1
    to do something that forces a bone out of its normal position in its socket
  2. 2
    to cause changes that spoil the way that something usually works or happens

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     dislocation pronunciation in American English
/ˌdɪsləˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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