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
References in classic literature ?
In the meantime, if Mr Swiveller will take my seat, and try his hand at a fair copy of this ejectment, as I shall be out pretty well all the morning--'
Here was a fine prospect in the distance Not that the Surveyor brought the lesson home to himself, or admitted that he could be so utterly undone, either by continuance in office or ejectment.
Then, moreover, as regarded his unceremonious ejectment, the late Surveyor was not altogether ill-pleased to be recognised by the Whigs as an enemy; since his inactivity in political affairs -- his tendency to roam, at will, in that broad and quiet field where all mankind may meet, rather than confine himself to those narrow paths where brethren of the same household must diverge from one another -- had sometimes made it questionable with his brother Democrats whether he was a friend.
The Islamic Education Trust, which owns the complex, through the official assignee moved a contempt of court application against the police and the education department for not implementing the ejectment order handed down in November last year.
Nonetheless, the Supreme Court has carved exceptions to immediate execution of judgment in ejectment cases, viz.
He also appealed to the ICT Administration to ban on forced ejectment to new law in Islamabad.
Khalid Choudhry also stated them 48 traders of I-10 Markaz are facing ejectment and now in court and demanded to stop.
of action--included ejectment (to recover possession of real
Historically, remedies like trespass and ejectment morphed from mechanisms to repel intruders and holdovers into vehicles for determining title to land.
So we are not concerned with a vindication claim for the return of one's property (for example, for the ejectment from land or for the delivery up of goods or for an order for the transfer of one's equitable property) where that claim rests upon the claimant's pre-existing proprietary right to that property.
314, 322 (1894) ("At common law a party might by successive fictitious demises bring as many actions of ejectment as he chose, and a bill to quiet title was only permitted for the purpose of preventing the party in possession being annoyed by repeated and vexatious actions.
Poe," "who had gained ready admittance for the sake of his imagination, but was threatened with ejectment, as belonging to the obnoxious class of critics" (10:636).