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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 informalturfing out
formal or , humorousdefenestration
Law ouster

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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