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 for Displaced
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Displace \Dis*place"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Displaced; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Displacing.] [Pref. dis- + place: cf. F.
     d['e]placer.]
     1. To change the place of; to remove from the usual or proper
        place; to put out of place; to place in another situation;
        as, the books in the library are all displaced.
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     2. To crowd out; to take the place of.
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              Holland displaced Portugal as the mistress of those
              seas.                                 --London
                                                    Times.
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     3. To remove from a state, office, dignity, or employment; to
        discharge; to depose; as, to displace an officer of the
        revenue.
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     4. To dislodge; to drive away; to banish. [Obs.]
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              You have displaced the mirth.         --Shak.
  
     Syn: To disarrange; derange; dismiss; discard.
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