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displaced person

n.
One who has been driven from one's homeland or place of residence by war, internal upheaval, or natural disaster.

displaced person

n
(Social Welfare) a person forced from his or her home or country, esp by war or revolution. Abbreviation: DP

displaced′ per′son


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

displaced person

A civilian who is involuntarily outside the national boundaries of his or her country. See also evacuee; refugee.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.displaced person - a person forced to flee from home or country
refugee - an exile who flees for safety
Translations
مُرَحَّل، مُشَرَّد عَن وَطَنِهِ
vysídlenec
fordrevet menneske
hontalan személy
uppflosnaîur maîur; flóttamaîur
vysídlenec

displaced person

[dɪsˈpleɪsdˈpɜːsn] n (Pol) → profugo/a

displace

(disˈpleis) verb
1. to disarrange or put out of place.
2. to take the place of. The dog had displaced her doll in the little girl's affections.
disˈplacement noun
displaced person
a person forced to leave his own country as a result of war etc.
References in periodicals archive ?
THE House of Representative on Wednesday vowed to unravel alleged ongoing cases of rape in Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) camps across the country.
BAGHDAD / National Iraqi News Agency / nina / - Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers stressed the role of the participation of displaced persons in the upcoming elections.
ISLAMABAD -- The Senate was informed on Thursday that Rs 10 billion have been released by the Federal Government for rehabilitation of the Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of FATA during the last fiscal year.
On January 12, the Government of Japan decided to extend Emergency Grant Aid of 330 million Japanese Yen (3 million USD) to the Government of Myanmar for assistance of the displaced persons returning to Myanmar from Bangladesh, in accordance with the agreement signed on November 23, 2017 by Myanmar and Bangladesh governments on their repatriation.
The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) provided with new housing will almost be doubled in Azerbaijan in 2018, Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev said.
Displaced persons eligible for state granted building plots staged a protest outside the Limassol district office on Monday, handing back 300 voting booklets belonging to recipients who say procedures to divide up the land has taken too long.
Summary: New Delhi [India], November 25 (ANI): India has sent relief material for distribution amongst the displaced persons in Myanmar's restive Rakhine State.
She said that there are 18,748 refugees from BiH abroad, while 32,611 families, or 98,574 displaced persons, are in the status of displaced persons.
ISLAMABAD -- Ninety five percent Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) have been repatriated to their native areas.
According to FATA Disaster Management Authority, three hundred and twenty thousand families of Temporarily Displaced Persons have gone back to their areas.
ISLAMABAD -- The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has been informed that the number of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) has doubled since 2000, most of whom have been forced to flee their homes by conflict and violence.
In a report released on Monday, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) put the number of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Yemen at 1,980,510, adding that 84 percent of the IDPs had been out of their homes for over a year, presstv reported.