Definitions

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  • n. The state or process of being dislodged

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. forced removal from a position of advantage.
  • n. dislodgment.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. forced removal from a position of advantage

Etymologies

dislodge +‎ -ment (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Their dislodgement was the task allotted to Rommel’s strongest remaining force, the 15th Panzer.

    Sealing Their Fate

  • Contact us immediately if your child experiences any of the following: fever higher than 101° Fahrenheit bleeding or swelling at the site pus leaking from the site catheter dislodgement abdominal pain

    Percutaneous Cecostomy Tube Placement

  • In 1933 he was dismissed in the famous opening sentence of an essay by the influential critic F.R. Leavis: "Milton's dislodgement, in the past decade, after his two centuries of predominance, was effected with remarkably little fuss."

    Heroic Milton: Happy Birthday

  • Her mouth had bought them an abrupt dislodgement on their arrival.

    Dragon's Fire

  • The Parthians, although they perceived their dislodgement in the night, yet did not pursue them, but as soon as it was day, they came upon those that were left in the camp, and put no less than four thousand to the sword, and with their light; horse picked up a great many stragglers.

    The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans

  • After all the boasting of the Opposition -- in spite of their vehement efforts during the recess, to concert and mature what were given out as the most formidable system of tactics ever exhibited in parliament, for the dislodgement of a Ministry denounced as equally hateful to the Queen and to the country, the very first division utterly annihilated the Opposition.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 53, No. 327, January, 1843

  • Filipinos displayed a rare intelligence in the construction of their defences near the Zapote River and its neighbourhood, and but for the employment of artillery their dislodgement therefrom would have been extremely difficult.

    The Philippine Islands

  • The dislodgement was most indifferently effected, inasmuch as the expedition was waylaid on their passage through the woods, by Captain Kerr, with a few Indians, and by

    The Rise of Canada, from Barbarism to Wealth and Civilisation Volume 1

  • This expectation was not realized; but Sir Ralph Abercrombie resolved at all hazards to attempt the dislodgement of the French from Egypt.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria

  • Thomas, or evacuate Boston, and he sent Lord Percy with 3000 men to effect his dislodgement.

    The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. From George III. to Victoria

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