eviction


eviction
evict e‧vict [ɪˈvɪkt] verb [transitive] LAW
to legally force someone to leave the house they are living in or land they are living on:

• They were evicted from their home for not paying the rent.

— eviction noun [countable, uncountable] :

• Foreclosure and eviction are nothing new in mortgage lending.

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eviction UK US /ɪˈvɪkʃən/ noun [C or U] LAW, PROPERTY
the action of forcing someone to move out of a property: »

If the property is sold for redevelopment, hundreds of residents could face eviction.

an eviction notice/order »

Several of the building's tenants received eviction notices after failing to renew their leases on time.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Eviction — E*vic tion, n. [L. evictio: cf. F. [ e]viction.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • eviction — mid 15c., from M.Fr. éviction, from L. evictionem (nom. evictio) recovery of one s property, noun of action from pp. stem of evincere (see EVICT (Cf. evict)) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Eviction — Two men, being evicted, stand with their possessions on the sidewalk, circa 1910, on the Lower East Side of New York City. Eviction is the removal of a tenant from rental property by the landlord. Depending on the laws of the jurisdiction,… …   Wikipedia


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