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    dislocation

    dislocation - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dislocation

    Definition
    (noun) an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
    Synonyms : disruption
    Definition
    (noun) the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue
    Synonyms : breakdown
    Example Sentence
    • the social dislocations resulting from government policies
    • his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London
    Definition
    (noun) a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)
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