from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The condition of being repossessed
  • n. The act of repossessing

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act or the state of possessing again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or state of possessing again.

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

  • n. the action of regaining possession (especially the seizure of collateral securing a loan that is in default)


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  • The concept of organ repossession is not strong enough for a serious film.

    MOVIE REVIEW: Repo Men (2010)

  • "We support the (SADC) leaders on their progressive stand of not interfering with Zimbabwean government's position on redressing what gave rise to the struggle for national liberation - namely the repossession of the land for equitable distribution amongst the indigenous people who were robbed of their land by British colonial settlers," he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • These acts included armed robberies by guerilla groups called repossession units, who were tasked with obtaining weapons and goods for subsistence, by means of armed robbery if necessary.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "A repossession is usually the final stage of a foreclosure," remarked Simon Campbell, a business analyst with Bank Foreclosures Sale.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • "Frederick Kincaid informed her that a repossession is a civil matter and the police should not be able to assist the tow truck driver in the repossession and that once she got out of the vehicle she would be unable to do anything to stop the repossession or verify they were even repossessing the right vehicle," the suit states.

    Madison County Record

  • Preventing a repossession is the best ploy if you are in time to deal with the situation.


  • If the idea of repossession is leaving the homeowners among you unnerved, then at least you can see a few exhibitions this week that give abandoned buildings an admiring second glance.

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  • "This failure has resulted in serious socio-economic hardships, such as repossession of homes, black listings, inability to send children to school, broken marriages, etc, etc," he said.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • PAC, that they were acting on behalf of or in support of their organisation when they committed the offences in question, and that they acted in compliance with the instruction of Mr Mjole to implement Operation Great Storm and attack the farming community, and that in stealing the items mentioned ... they did so in compliance with the 'repossession' policy of APLA as alluded to in their submission to the TRC.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • He said units were created to carry out the "repossession" operations.

    ANC Daily News Briefing


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  • :-)

    January 24, 2008

  • (fd) Consequence of being in arrears to an exorcist.

    (Thanks John Huotari)

    January 24, 2008