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verb [transitive] dislodge pronunciation in British English /dɪsˈlɒdʒ/
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present tense
present participledislodging
past tensedislodged
past participledislodged
  1. 1
    to force something out of its position or out of the position where it is fixed

    Rescue crews were unable to dislodge the ice.

  2. 2
    to force someone out of a position of power

    a failed attempt to dislodge the military regime


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