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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.
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dispossess

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

verb strip, deprive people who were dispossessed of their land
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dispossess

verb
To take or keep something away from:
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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
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dispossess

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

vtenteignen
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dispossess

[ˈdɪspəˈzɛs] vt to be dispossessed (of sth) (property) → essere spossessato/a (di qc)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dispossess

(dispəˈzes) verb
to take (property) away from. He was dispossessed of all his lands.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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