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  • v. Present participle of displace.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "Otherwise it only translates in displacing transactions out of those who introduce this, so I insist on that," Trichet said.

    ECB's Trichet Wary Of Transaction Tax

  • No longer merely the unexpected respondent to Christabel's summons, Geraldine, in displacing the woman who brought Christabel into being, has achieved a common goal of parody: the reversal of creative priority.

    Mocking Stupendous Mechanisms: Romantic Parody and Frankenstein's Dream

  • Although its poise is sometimes in displacing experience it is not a substitute for it.

    Toni Morrison - Nobel Lecture

  • (This is why no one has yet succeeded in displacing eBay.

    Google Profiles, namespace lock-in & social search | FactoryCity

  • During July and August, the usual pressure in time of disaster was exercised for the restoration of McClellan to command, but it is idle to suppose that Lincoln entertained the idea of displacing Grant in favor of McClellan or that such a change would have redounded to the benefit of the Union cause.

    Chapter X

  • Will any member of the committee aver that he would have entertained the idea of displacing the gentleman who has always discharged the function of chaplain here, if it had not been suggested to him by parties whose disposition it is to regard every institution of this town as a machinery for carrying out their own views?

    Middlemarch

  • CBS has gotten the most attention for its Thursday gambit, which involves opening the night with its emerging sitcom hit "The Big Bang Theory," displacing "Survivor," which will move to Wednesdays.

    Yes, it's 2010. But the fall lineups feel like the 1980s (even if they don't look it).

  • Everything, therefore, pointed to the probability of his "displacing" a junior, who would in turn displace somebody else, and so they would go tumbling like

    The Deserter

  • "We're really looking at 'displacing' technology," Zappi said.

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  • Planners also need to take into account the values lost when natural gas is drilled, such as displacing productive fields for wellheads for decades, Denomy said

    GJSentinel - Latest News Headlines

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