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noun [uncountable]     displacement pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    the process of taking the place of someone or something
  2. 3
    physics the amount of water that an object pushes out of the way when it is placed in water
  3. 4
    a situation in which a person is forced to leave their own country and go somewhere else to live

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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