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- noun forced removal from a position of advantage.
- noun dislodgment.
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- noun The state or process of being
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- noun forced removal from a position of advantage
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Their dislodgement was the task allotted to Rommel’s strongest remaining force, the 15th Panzer.
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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."
Her mouth had bought them an abrupt dislodgement on their arrival.
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 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
This expectation was not realized; but Sir Ralph Abercrombie resolved at all hazards to attempt the dislodgement of the French from Egypt.
Thomas, or evacuate Boston, and he sent Lord Percy with 3000 men to effect his dislodgement.
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.
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.