how to pronounce displace


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displace is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of displace in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and displace somebody's library and very …”

meanings of displace


  1. To put out of place; to disarrange.
  2. To replace, on account of being superior to or more suitable than that which is being replaced.
  3. To move something, or someone, especially to forcibly move people from their homeland.
  4. To have a weight equal to that of the water displaced.
  5. To supplant, or take the place of something or someone; to substitute.
  6. To repress.

displace frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word displace occurs in english on average 0.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics displace can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that displace can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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