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noun [countable/uncountable] displacement activity pronunciation in British English
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singulardisplacement activity
pluraldisplacement activities
  1. 2
    in biology and psychology, something that a person or animal does that has no obvious connection with the situation which they are in and that is the result of being confused about what to do


to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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