Dispossessor - definition of dispossessor by The Free Dictionary
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To deprive (another) of the possession or occupancy of something, such as real property.
dis′pos·ses′sion (-zĕsh′ən) n.
dis′pos·ses′so·ry (-zĕs′ə-rē) adj.
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English authority is rare but there are clear decisions accepting that a unilateral possessor (or dispossessor
) who takes without a concurrent assumption of ownership becomes a bailee of the owner or other person from possession is taken.
Relativity of title still matters in that possession is protected by the fact that a person who has possession has an action against a dispossessor
But whereas the refugees on the inside are in daily bloody confrontations with their dispossessor
, those on the outside have their own crosses to bear based on where they happen to have been planted.