Definitions for dislocation

Definitions for (noun) dislocation

Main entry: dislocation, breakdown

Definition: the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue

Usage: the social dislocations resulting from government policies; his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London

Main entry: dislocation, disruption

Definition: an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity

Main entry: dislocation

Definition: a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)

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