displaced person

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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.
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'This report can be used by the government to respond to the allegations made by the British government, parliamentarians in Europe and foreign companies in regard of forced migrant labour,' he said.
"Being a forced migrant, I was not eligible for student finance and the cost of studying at university was hard for me and my family to afford.
Modern slavery can take several forms, however, the main forms that involve legal businesses and corporations include prison labor, sweatshops and child labor, and forced migrant labor and human trafficking.
With reference to Syrian forced migrant women who receive leave to remain in Middle Eastern countries (including legal status, humanitarian protection and discretionary leave, or other interim solutions), these populations are theoretically able to find employment and access benefits and social services.
MD: We need a more general definition of forced migrants. A forced migrant is anybody who has to flee due to an external threat to their lives or arbitrary incarceration.
Failure to support locally-defined and led approaches would likely lead to return/repatriation/resettlement strategies that provide options for forced migrant families to "test the water", rather than a clear pathway to durable solutions.
It is important for counselors to know whether the client is a voluntary immigrant or a forced migrant (refugee, asylee, or asylum seeker).
The 'memory box', in which forced migrant workers from the countryside carried artefacts to remind them of home, forms the basis for a building which is in itself one huge memory box.
There is much to be learnt from such global citizens about the main problems of globalisation, what the new forced migrant wants and how such persons think they can get it.
Nonetheless, most individuals arriving in Europe during the refugee migration in 2015/2016 have been exposed to oppression or war conditions, just like Ulysses, the forced migrant protagonist of the Odyssey who wandered for 10 years following the Trojan War.
"The migrant, especially the forced migrant, is a traveler, a person on a journey-tired, thirsty, weary, fearful," Tagle said.
Most of the forced migrant households in the sample are living in single rooms in the camps.