Meaning of eviction in English:


Pronunciation /ɪˈvɪkʃ(ə)n/

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mass noun
  • The action of expelling someone from a property; expulsion.

    ‘the forced eviction of residents’
    • ‘At that date it was apparent that the claimant had decided not to pursue any proceedings for unlawful eviction.’
    • ‘The minister contends it is not the legislation that causes the eviction of the appellants.’
    • ‘Most evictions work a hardship on the person or family being evicted.’
    • ‘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.’
    expulsion, ejection, ousting, throwing out, drumming out, driving out, banishing, banishment, removal, dislodgement, displacement, clearance
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