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de·force

 (dē-fôrs′)
tr.v. de·forced, de·forc·ing, de·forc·es Law
1. To withhold (property, for example) from the rightful owner.
2. To deprive (a rightful owner) of something, especially property.

[Middle English deforcen, from Anglo-Norman deforcer, from Old French desforcier : des-, de- + forcier, to force (from Vulgar Latin *fortiāre, from Latin fortis, strong; see bhergh- in Indo-European roots).]

de·force′ment n.

deforce

(dɪˈfɔːs)
vb (tr)
1. (Law) to withhold (property, esp land) wrongfully or by force from the rightful owner
2. (Law) to eject or keep forcibly from possession of property
[C13: from Anglo-French, from deforcer]
deˈforcement n

de•force

(dɪˈfɔrs, -ˈfoʊrs)

v.t. -forced, -forc•ing.
1. to withhold (land or other property) by force, as from the rightful owner.
2. to evict by force.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French deforcer, Old French de(s)forcier=de(s)- de- + forc(i)er to force]
de•force′ment, n.
de•forc′er, n.

deforce


Past participle: deforced
Gerund: deforcing

Imperative
deforce
deforce
Present
I deforce
you deforce
he/she/it deforces
we deforce
you deforce
they deforce
Preterite
I deforced
you deforced
he/she/it deforced
we deforced
you deforced
they deforced
Present Continuous
I am deforcing
you are deforcing
he/she/it is deforcing
we are deforcing
you are deforcing
they are deforcing
Present Perfect
I have deforced
you have deforced
he/she/it has deforced
we have deforced
you have deforced
they have deforced
Past Continuous
I was deforcing
you were deforcing
he/she/it was deforcing
we were deforcing
you were deforcing
they were deforcing
Past Perfect
I had deforced
you had deforced
he/she/it had deforced
we had deforced
you had deforced
they had deforced
Future
I will deforce
you will deforce
he/she/it will deforce
we will deforce
you will deforce
they will deforce
Future Perfect
I will have deforced
you will have deforced
he/she/it will have deforced
we will have deforced
you will have deforced
they will have deforced
Future Continuous
I will be deforcing
you will be deforcing
he/she/it will be deforcing
we will be deforcing
you will be deforcing
they will be deforcing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deforcing
you have been deforcing
he/she/it has been deforcing
we have been deforcing
you have been deforcing
they have been deforcing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deforcing
you will have been deforcing
he/she/it will have been deforcing
we will have been deforcing
you will have been deforcing
they will have been deforcing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deforcing
you had been deforcing
he/she/it had been deforcing
we had been deforcing
you had been deforcing
they had been deforcing
Conditional
I would deforce
you would deforce
he/she/it would deforce
we would deforce
you would deforce
they would deforce
Past Conditional
I would have deforced
you would have deforced
he/she/it would have deforced
we would have deforced
you would have deforced
they would have deforced
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