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dislocation meaning and definition

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Definition of dislocation (noun)

  1. an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
  2. the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue
    • "the social dislocations resulting from government policies"; "his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London"
    • synonyms: breakdown
  3. a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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