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[mass noun] The action of expelling someone from a property; expulsion.‘the forced eviction of residents’
expulsion, ejection, ousting, throwing out, drumming out, driving out, banishing, banishment, removal, dislodgement, displacement, clearancedispossession, expropriationbooting out, chucking out, kicking out, bouncingturfing outdefenestrationousteroutingView synonyms
- ‘Most evictions work a hardship on the person or family being evicted.’
- ‘The minister contends it is not the legislation that causes the eviction of the appellants.’
- ‘The group also retained an attorney and filed two lawsuits challenging the evictions in the two counties.’
- ‘The description of the children prior to the family's eviction would be of concern to anyone.’
- ‘At that date it was apparent that the claimant had decided not to pursue any proceedings for unlawful eviction.’
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