lacking a home, country, etc.
moved or put out of the usual or proper place.
Usually the displaced . persons who lack a home, as through political exile, destruction of their previous shelter, or lack of financial resources: After the earthquake, the displaced were temporarily housed in armories.
- un·dis·placed, adjective
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How to use displaced in a sentence
Our waiting rooms have swollen with patients over the last few months as clinics closer to Texas overflow with displaced Texans seeking care.If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned, Our Clinic Will Stop Providing Abortions Immediately. But We Won't Shut Down | Robin Marty | May 3, 2022 | Time
Hi Quartz Africa readers,Hi Quartz Africa readers,More than 85% of displaced persons globally are hosted in developing countries.Afcon upsets, SA gaming investment, Africori buyout | Ciku Kimeria | January 23, 2022 | Quartz
The information helps emergency managers to develop recovery strategies, assess damage, rebuild damaged properties and allow displaced residents to see images of their neighborhoods.Before and after images show the devastation from Hurricane Ida | Kasha Patel, Laris Karklis, Zach Levitt | September 1, 2021 | Washington Post
Ahrar, who runs a non-profit that works with vulnerable and displaced women and children in Afghanistan, says she has six staff members in the country.'Completely Helpless.' Afghan Americans Scramble to Help Family Back Home | Vera Bergengruen | August 17, 2021 | Time
Shea plans to expand Conversations Unbound into the curriculum of new universities — and, in turn, help more displaced people earn a livelihood.This OZY Genius Linked Refugees to Language Students | Tracy Moran | March 15, 2021 | Ozy
“We are just displaced, but we are still in positions to attack wherever we want,” said Jihad Yar Wazir.Taliban: We Slaughtered 100+ Kids Because Their Parents Helped America | Sami Yousafzai | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
She is an internally displaced woman who fled her home in Gbatala Bong County due to the high deaths from the Ebola outbreak.
The aid—mainly food and medical equipment—is meant for Syrians displaced from their hometowns, and for hungry civilians.
But for the majority of the American public, the panic seems displaced.
Now that he and his family are displaced and the risks have escalated he wants to leave.Obama Went to War to Save Them, But They Can’t Get U.S. Visas | Christine van den Toorn, Sherizaan Minwalla | September 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But the balanced forces once displaced would be seen constantly to come to an equilibrium at a new point.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice | Stephen Leacock
There was no confusion, and already the hired men were busy with two great machines until Winston displaced two of them.Winston of the Prairie | Harold Bindloss
He was a married man and his wife was still living at the time when he was displaced.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Already, in England, a good fourth of the population had been displaced; and what were these displaced populations to do?Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
A committee appointed by Connecticut displaced the bound at the southwest corner of Warwick.A short history of Rhode Island | George Washington Greene