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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of evicting.
  • n. The state of being evicted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or process of evicting; or state of being evicted; the recovery of lands, tenements, etc., from another's possession by due course of law; dispossession by paramount title or claim of such title; ejectment; ouster.
  • n. Conclusive evidence; proof.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Dispossession by judicial sentence; the recovery of lands or tenements from another's possession by due course of law.
  • n. An involuntary loss of possession, or inability to get a promised possession, by reason of the hostile assertion of an irresistible title.
  • n. Forcible expulsion; the act of turning out or driving away, as a trespasser or disturber of the peace.
  • n. Proof; conclusive evidence.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
  • n. action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved

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