Origin of dispossess
synonym study for dispossess
OTHER WORDS FROM dispossessdis·pos·ses·sion, noundis·pos·ses·sor, noundis·pos·ses·so·ry [dis-puh-zes-uh-ree], /ˌdɪs pəˈzɛs ə ri/, adjective
How to use dispossess in a sentence
All too often, Americans have mobilized the concept of the public good to dispossess Indigenous peoples of their land and water.Breaking up Big Tech can’t save American democracy by itself|Jordan Howell|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
She added, “No amount of canned foods and reused items dropped from planes can make up for the US military occupying our island, dispossessing Chamorus from our land, and poisoning our water for their war games.”The real love interest in Netflix’s Operation Christmas Drop is the US military|Rachel Ramirez|November 23, 2020|Vox
So, what kind of redress might work best for this specific expression of Sunni marginalization and dispossession?
If you look at every place where there was a mass dispossession, there was first a massive campaign of dehumanization.
It wasn't the Holocaust survivors who planned the dispossession.
This, from a country that lives with its own ghosts of dispossession and displacement.
This is a strategy that will challenge the status quo—a now 64 year-old process of dispossession.
For one thing, it would involve the dispossession of that year's baby.Mary Gray|Katharine Tynan
Dispossession of one race by another was the common practice of the times, and in a moral point of view was little thought of.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua|William Garden Blaikie
In the explicit accounts which survive there is no word of any dispossession of the druidic priests.The Divine Adventure etc. (Works vol. 4)|Fiona Macleod
They had been kind enough to see to that, those pitying professional colleagues who had witnessed his dispossession.Mrs. Red Pepper|Grace S. Richmond
There is a dispossession notice to be served hereabouts; a trespasser who must be put off from property that is not his.The Killer|Stewart Edward White