ejectment

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e·ject·ment

 (ĭ-jĕkt′mənt)
n.
1. The act or an instance of ejecting.
2. Law An action brought by one claiming the right to possess real property currently possessed by another.

ejectment

(ɪˈdʒɛktmənt)
n
1. (Law) property law (formerly) an action brought by a wrongfully dispossessed owner seeking to recover possession of his land
2. the act of ejecting or state of being ejected; dispossession

e•ject•ment

(ɪˈdʒɛkt mənt)

n.
1. a legal action to recover the title to real property.
2. the act of ejecting.
[1560–70]
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ejectment

noun
The act of ejecting or the state of being ejected:
Slang: boot, bounce.
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ejectment

nHinauswurf m; (Jur) → Herausgabeklage f
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Warren brought an action of ejectment against Smith, but Warren's lease expired before the case could be heard.

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