Translation of evict in Spanish:

evict

Pronunciation: /ɪˈvɪkt/

vt

  • 1.1 [tenant/squatter] desahuciar, desalojar
    More example sentences
    • After evicting her, the landlord started renovations in hopes of raising the rent for the next tenant.
    • I have now received a letter from the council evicting me from my property.
    • If he is evicted and made homeless he is bound to commit suicide, for which the council will be squarely responsible.
    1.2 [demonstrators] desalojar

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