eviction


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e·vict

 (ĭ-vĭkt′)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eviction - action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved
coercion, compulsion - using force to cause something to occur; "though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game"; "they didn't have to use coercion"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.eviction - the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
due process, due process of law - (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards
ouster - a wrongful dispossession
actual eviction - the physical ouster of a tenant from the leased premises; the tenant is relieved of any further duty to pay rent
retaliatory eviction - an eviction in reprisal for the tenant's good-faith complaints against the landlord; illegal in many states
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

eviction

noun expulsion, removal, clearance, ouster (Law), ejection, dispossession, dislodgement He was facing eviction for non-payment of rent.

eviction

noun
The act of ejecting or the state of being ejected:
Slang: boot, bounce.
Translations
إخْراج، إخْلاء، طَرْد
udsættelse
kilakoltatás
útburîur
súdne vysťahovanie
tahliye etme/edilme

eviction

[ɪˈvɪkʃən]
A. Ndesahucio m, desalojo m
B. CPD eviction notice Naviso m de desalojo
eviction order Norden f de desalojo

eviction

[ɪˈvɪkʃən] nexpulsion feviction notice npréavis m d'expulsioneviction order narrêté m d'expulsion

eviction

nAusweisung f

eviction

[ɪˈvɪkʃn] nsfratto

evict

(iˈvikt) verb
to put out from house or land especially by force of law.
eˈviction (-ʃən) noun
References in classic literature ?
Skidder, from the fright caused by possible eviction, would pay something on his rent.
By the standards which he knew, he, too, was vogue--utterly vogue, as was the primal ancestor before the first eviction. The day being sultry, the leopard skin had been left behind.
There had been but one eviction, and that purely technical--a test case, and on advice of the tenant's lawyer.
This puts to an end the accusations against Environment Cabinet Secretary Keriako Tobiko by politicians opposed to the Mau evictions. "Eviction of people from the Mau catchment area has to go on to save this country, but this will happen in a humane manner.
A court appeal to determine the fate of refugees who have been threatened with eviction from their Glasgow homes is due to start this week.
The housemates once again took part in another Nomination session on Monday night following which Tacha, Mike, Jeff and Omashola were announced as the housemates up for possible eviction. According to Ebuka Obi-Uchendu, the show's host, at least one of them will leave the House at the next Live Eviction Show on Sunday.
When a person or family living in subsidized housing faces eviction over rent payments, the organization acts as an intermediary between tenant and landlord.
If the tenants do not comply, the landlord can apply to the courts for an accelerated possession order, giving the tenants a further two weeks to challenge the eviction. Last month Prime Minister Theresa May pledged to end the practice, saying it was unfair to tenants.
McHale attributed the eviction numbers to market forces.
Summary: Conflicting accounts emerged Monday around the circumstances of the forced eviction and demolition of an informal refugee settlement in the Batroun town of Kouba.