The action of expelling someone from a property; expulsion: the forced eviction of residents
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- 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.
expulsion, ejection, ousting, throwing out, drumming out, driving out, banishing, banishment, removal, dislodgement, displacement, clearance;
British informal turfing out
formal or humorous defenestration
Words that rhyme with evictionaddiction, affliction, benediction, constriction, conviction, crucifixion, depiction, dereliction, diction, fiction, friction, infliction, interdiction, jurisdiction, malediction, restriction, transfixion, valediction
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