displaced person


displaced person
a person driven or expelled from his or her homeland by war, famine, tyranny, etc. Abbr.: DP, D.P.
[1940-45]

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  • displaced person — UK [ˌdɪspleɪst ˈpɜː(r)s(ə)n] / US [ˌdɪspleɪst ˈpɜrs(ə)n] noun [countable] Word forms displaced person : singular displaced person plural displaced persons someone who has been forced to leave their own country and live somewhere else, for example …   English dictionary

  • displaced person — noun a person forced to flee from home or country • Syn: ↑DP, ↑stateless person • Hypernyms: ↑refugee * * * diˌsplaced ˈperson [displaced person] n …   Useful english dictionary

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