Definitions for evictɪˈvɪkt
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expel or eject without recourse to legal process
"The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m."
evict, force out(verb)
expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process
"The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"
To expel (one or more people) from their property; to force (one or more people) to move out.
Origin: From Latin evincere, "to vanquish completely."
to dispossess by a judicial process; to dispossess by paramount right or claim of such right; to eject; to oust
to evince; to prove
Origin: [L. evictus, p. p. of evincere to overcome completely, evict. See Evince.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is forbidden to evict Jews from their homes and there will be consequences, we demand the prime minister's involvement in the matter.
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- изгонвам, изселвамBulgarian
- desdonarCatalan, Valencian
- verweisen, ausweisen, vertreibenGerman
- expulser, évincerFrench
- espellere, sfrattareItalian
- 立ち退かせる, 追い出すJapanese
- verjagen, uitzettenDutch
- evinge, expulzaRomanian
- выгонять, изгонять, выселятьRussian
- vräka, avhysaSwedish
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