Definition of 'dislocation'
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But the next wave of economic dislocation won't come from overseas. Times, Sunday Times (2017)For decades, the population of these regions have suffered the disruption, dislocation and economic disadvantage inherent in structural economic change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These have undermined the health service: they have caused great dislocation and cost a fortune - money which could have been spent on care. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Population loss of this sort both reflected and caused economic dislocation. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)Its overall effects are incalculable but they have included misery and economic dislocation. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The economic dislocation would be immense. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It can cause serious dislocation. MANAGING IN TURBULENT TIMES (1980)Whether economic dislocation in a country that has turned from a significant other into an ex would have the same effect has yet to be seen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It also would widen the chasm between the economic haves and have-nots when economic dislocation is feeding a dangerous rise in populist politics. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The dislocation caused considerable disquiet outside China, but little within. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The deep capital spending cuts planned by the coalition will cause social dislocation and hundreds of thousands of job losses, the construction industry has warned. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Besides, though the caps will cause hardship and dislocation, they are not in themselves unreasonable. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Serious complications following hip replacement are rare but include fracture, dislocation, infection and blood clots. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I recall landing on my shoulder and thinking I may have suffered a dislocation. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'dislocation'
British English: dislocation NOUN
Dislocation is a situation in which something such as a system, process, or way of life is greatly disturbed or prevented from continuing as normal.
Millions of refugees have suffered a total dislocation of their lives.
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