Definition of eviction in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈvɪkʃ(ə)n/


[mass noun]
The action of expelling someone from a property; expulsion: the forced eviction of residents
More example sentences
  • 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.
dispossession, expropriation
British informal turfing out
formal or humorous defenestration
Law  ouster
dated outing

Words that rhyme with eviction

addiction, affliction, benediction, constriction, conviction, crucifixion, depiction, dereliction, diction, fiction, friction, infliction, interdiction, jurisdiction, malediction, restriction, transfixion, valediction

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