Eviction Definition

evictions
noun
evictions
The action of removing a tenant or other occupant from real property.
Webster's New World Law

The act of evicting.

Wiktionary

The state of being evicted.

Wiktionary
other
The physical removal of an individual from real property.
Webster's New World Law
Wrongful acts of a landlord that make premises uninhabitable, with the intent or result of forcing the tenant to leave.
Webster's New World Law
Eviction in retaliation for a tenant’s complaints to or about the landlord with regard to living conditions. If eviction occurs within a narrow timeframe following such complaints, it is presumed to be retaliatory. Retaliatory eviction is illegal under the statutes of most states.
Webster's New World Law
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Other Word Forms of Eviction

Noun

Singular:
eviction
Plural:
evictions

Origin of Eviction

  • From Middle French éviction, from Latin evictio, from evincere.

    From Wiktionary

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