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v. dis·lodged, dis·lodg·ing, dis·lodg·es
To remove or force out from a position or dwelling previously occupied.
To move or go from a dwelling or former position.

[Middle English disloggen, from Old French deslogier : des-, dis- + logier, to lodge (from loge, shed, of Germanic origin).]

dis·lodge′ment, dis·lodg′ment n.
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Noun1.dislodgment - forced removal from a position of advantage
remotion, removal - the act of removing; "he had surgery for the removal of a malignancy"
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