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1‘the eviction of workers from company houses’
expulsion, ejection, ousting, throwing out, drumming out, driving out, banishing, banishment, removal, dislodgement, displacement, clearance
informal booting out, chucking out, kicking out, bouncing
British informal turfing out
formal, humorous defenestration
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