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dislocate (verb), dislocates; dislocated; dislocating
1. In medicine, to move a bone out of its normal position or location in a joint: Caroline slipped on the ice and dislocated her shoulder.
2. To force a person, people, or something from one place or situation to another one: The construction of the new hotel in town will dislocate several businesses and residents that are currently in the site where it will be built.
This entry is located in the following units: -cate (page 3) dis-, di-, dif- (page 18) loco- (page 2)
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dislocate (DIS loh kayt", dis LOH kayt")
A situation that cate explains regarding something being forced to move from one spot, site, or locale to a different habitat.
This entry is located in the following unit: cate family of verbs (page 2)