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dis lohkay shuhn

  • n  an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
  • n  the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue
    the social dislocations resulting from government policies
  • n  a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)

  • None of this begins to address the psychological issues that come with any transplant surgerynever mind one that carries the psychic dislocation of looking in the mirror and .
  • The country is plagued by bad sanitation, disease, malnutrition and dislocation.
  • Expand the Debate on Globalization How to handle the phenomenon that spurs expansion but triggers dislocation.
News & Articles

  • Plaintiffs tee up golf-related lawsuits, hoping justice gives them a fair shot
    Four lawsuits have been filed in the past two years in Douglas County District Court over errant golf balls, flying drivers, the location of tee boxes, even the dislocation of the ankle of a tipsy golf-cart rider. Observers say...
    July 13, 2013 - Omaha World-Herald
  • Shoulder surgery may make sense for young patients
    ( American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine ) Arthroscopic bankart repair surgery is a cost-effective approach for patients suffering their first shoulder dislocation, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.
    July 12, 2013 - EurekAlert!

  • Barack Obama in Voice of America
    On the other hand,said President Obama, "it is also undeniable that the Palestinian people ...... have suffered in pursuit of a homeland:" "For more than 60 years they've endured the pain of dislocation. The situation for the...
  • Nelson Mandela in Denver Post
    Her haunting melodies gave voice to the pain of exile and dislocation which she felt for 31 long years. At the same time, her music inspired a powerful sense of hope in all of us,Mandela said in a statement.
  • Ian McGeechan in CNN
    We don't know anything yet about Danny,Wasps director of rugby Ian McGeechan said after the game. "We'll have to see if it's a break, dislocation or both. We think it's the ankle. The only priority for Danny now is to be 100% fit again....

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