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tr.v. e·vict·ed, e·vict·ing, e·victs
1. To put out (a tenant, for example) from a property by legal process; expel.
2. To force out; eject: "U.S. troops defeated and evicted the Spanish from the Philippines" (Robert D. Richardson).

[Middle English evicten, from Latin ēvincere, ēvict-, to vanquish : ē-, ex-, intensive pref.; see ex- + vincere, to defeat; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

e·vict·ee′ (ĭ-vĭk-tē′, ĭ-vĭk′tē) n.
e·vic′tion n.
e·vic′tor n.
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(ɪ vɪkˈti, ɪˈvɪk ti)

a person who is evicted.
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