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eviction Line breaks: evic|tion
Pronunciation: /ɪˈvɪkʃ(ə)n/

Definition of eviction in English:


[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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