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dis·pos·sess

 (dĭs′pə-zĕs′)
tr.v. dis·pos·sessed, dis·pos·sess·ing, dis·pos·sess·es
To deprive (another) of the possession or occupancy of something, such as real property.

dis′pos·ses′sion (-zĕsh′ən) n.
dis′pos·ses′sor n.
dis′pos·ses′so·ry (-zĕs′ə-rē) adj.

dispossess

(ˌdɪspəˈzɛs)
vb
(tr) to take away possession of something from (someone), esp property; expel
ˌdisposˈsession n
ˌdisposˈsessor n
ˌdisposˈsessory adj

dis•pos•sess

(ˌdɪs pəˈzɛs)

v.t.
to put (a person) out of possession or occupancy.
[1485–95; compare Medieval Latin dispossidēre]
dis`pos•ses′sion, n.
dis`pos•ses′sor, n.
dis`pos•ses′so•ry, adj.

dispossess


Past participle: dispossessed
Gerund: dispossessing

Imperative
dispossess
dispossess
Present
I dispossess
you dispossess
he/she/it dispossesses
we dispossess
you dispossess
they dispossess
Preterite
I dispossessed
you dispossessed
he/she/it dispossessed
we dispossessed
you dispossessed
they dispossessed
Present Continuous
I am dispossessing
you are dispossessing
he/she/it is dispossessing
we are dispossessing
you are dispossessing
they are dispossessing
Present Perfect
I have dispossessed
you have dispossessed
he/she/it has dispossessed
we have dispossessed
you have dispossessed
they have dispossessed
Past Continuous
I was dispossessing
you were dispossessing
he/she/it was dispossessing
we were dispossessing
you were dispossessing
they were dispossessing
Past Perfect
I had dispossessed
you had dispossessed
he/she/it had dispossessed
we had dispossessed
you had dispossessed
they had dispossessed
Future
I will dispossess
you will dispossess
he/she/it will dispossess
we will dispossess
you will dispossess
they will dispossess
Future Perfect
I will have dispossessed
you will have dispossessed
he/she/it will have dispossessed
we will have dispossessed
you will have dispossessed
they will have dispossessed
Future Continuous
I will be dispossessing
you will be dispossessing
he/she/it will be dispossessing
we will be dispossessing
you will be dispossessing
they will be dispossessing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dispossessing
you have been dispossessing
he/she/it has been dispossessing
we have been dispossessing
you have been dispossessing
they have been dispossessing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dispossessing
you will have been dispossessing
he/she/it will have been dispossessing
we will have been dispossessing
you will have been dispossessing
they will have been dispossessing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dispossessing
you had been dispossessing
he/she/it had been dispossessing
we had been dispossessing
you had been dispossessing
they had been dispossessing
Conditional
I would dispossess
you would dispossess
he/she/it would dispossess
we would dispossess
you would dispossess
they would dispossess
Past Conditional
I would have dispossessed
you would have dispossessed
he/she/it would have dispossessed
we would have dispossessed
you would have dispossessed
they would have dispossessed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dispossess - deprive of the possession of real estate
deprive, divest, strip - take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

dispossess

verb strip, deprive people who were dispossessed of their land

dispossess

verb
To take or keep something away from:
Translations
يُجَرِّد، يَنْتَزِع مُلْكِيَّة
připravit o
berøvefordrive
svipta, taka frá
atņemt
el koymakelinden almak

dispossess

[ˈdɪspəˈzes] VT [+ tenant] → desahuciar
to dispossess sb ofdesposeer or despojar a algn de

dispossess

[ˌdɪspəˈzɛs] vt
[+ person] (of land, property)déposséder
to dispossess sb of sth → déposséder qn de qch

dispossess

vtenteignen

dispossess

[ˈdɪspəˈzɛs] vt to be dispossessed (of sth) (property) → essere spossessato/a (di qc)

dispossess

(dispəˈzes) verb
to take (property) away from. He was dispossessed of all his lands.
References in classic literature ?
Once, the first time, when the rent of the house was two months behind and the landlord was threatening dispossession, it was Felipe Rivera, the scrub-boy in the poor, cheap clothes, worn and threadbare, who laid sixty dollars in gold on May Sethby's desk.
Planning policy affected all Arab land dispossessions, but the Bedouin land in the Negev disproportionately so.
Despite the recent achievements of indigenous peoples on both national and international levels, the dispossession of their land rights remains one of the most common and compelling human rights violations around the world.
As directed by the National Development Plan (NDP), Government is committed to ensuring continued productivity of the land, while speeding up the process of redress for those affected by land dispossessions.
Chapters are: slippery properties; a century of loss; fantasies of return; nineteenth-century expansions; self-(dis)possession in The Woman in White; dispossessions of the mind and the body; the double and the ghost; resurrection fantasies; slavery and marriage; missing mothers and suppressed sisters; gothic conventions; narrative dispossessions; contexts of contested narratives; the theology of narrative dispossession in MaturinAEs Melmoth the Wanderer; dispossessed and dispossession; oIt is only the theory I wanto; the political fantastic.
The magnitude of violations relating to Israel's policies of dispossessions, evictions, demolitions and displacements from land shows the widespread nature of these breaches of human rights ," Unity Dow, member of the UN human rights fact-finding mission, said in a statement.
39) The programs' reinstitution of the "status quo" prior to dispossession does not effectively end the cycle of mass dispossessions.
Both dispossessed of their lands by white colonial governments, African Nova Scotians and Mi'kmaq First Nations people have often been lumped together in the efforts of recent national and provincial governments to deal with the results of those dispossessions.
If Durant's first tactic of remodeling was a mode of repossession, this second strategy would suggest a perpetual--even compulsive--chain of conceptual dispossessions.
The United States has vetoed UN resolutions some 60 times in order to protect Israel from any international sanctions, allowing it to ignore UN and Security Council resolutions and to commit systematic "war crimes" in violating the Fourth Geneva Convention of 1949 in its dispossessions and settlements in the Occupied Territories.
We are trying to gain compensation for these dispossessions and would like to reach as many people as possible.
The slow progress of privatization is caused by a score of problems, ranging from factual to legal, to moral (records were not kept, or purposely destroyed, condemnations during the Communist years followed earlier dispossessions by the Nazi regime, seemingly bona fide acquisitions were made by successive purchases over the years, etc.