French translation of 'dislocate'
1. [shoulder, elbow, hip, ankle, jaw, finger] disloquer ⧫ déboîter
He has dislocated his shoulder. Il s’est disloqué l’épaule.
2. (= disrupt)
[system, process] bouleverser
3. (= force to move) [worker, refugee] déplacer
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He'd slap the cuffs on extra tight; he'd choke to subdue; he'd break wrists and dislocate arms.VAPOR TRAIL (2003)
If I saw the fat glossy catalogues I'd nearly dislocate my shoulder to ease the things out.WHITE LIES (2003)
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British English: dislocate VERB
If you dislocate a bone or joint in your body, it moves out of its proper position in relation to other bones, usually in an accident.
He dislocated a finger.
Translation of dislocate from the Collins English to French Dictionary