Dispossess meaning

dĭspə-zĕs
To deprive of the possession of something, esp. land, a house, etc.; oust.
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A document, such as a legally required notice, advising someone that an eviction proceeding will be commenced if he or she does not vacate the premises within a specified time period.
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To deprive someone of the possession of land, especially by evicting them.
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(sports) To take possession of the ball/puck etc. (from someone)
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To deprive (another) of the possession or occupancy of something, such as real property.
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To evict someone from a tenancy in, or the possession of, real property.
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Origin of dispossess

  • Middle English, from Middle French despossesser

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