how to pronounce displacement


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displacement is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of displacement in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… vectors scalars and displacement were in …”

meanings of displacement


  1. A vector quantity which denotes distance with a directional component.
  2. The quantity of a liquid displaced by a floating body, as water by a ship, the weight of the displaced liquid being equal to that of the displacing body.
  3. The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced; a putting out of place.
  4. Moving the target to avoid an attack; dodging.
  5. The capability of a communication system to refer to things that are not present (that existed or will exist at another time, or that exist at another location).
  6. The process of extracting soluble substances from organic material and the like, whereby a quantity of saturated solvent is displaced, or removed, for another quantity of the solvent.

displacement frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word displacement occurs in english on average 4 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 displacement 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 displacement can be often used in the following areas:

1) education, science, and technology;

2) transport and travel;

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