verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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
Example sentences from the Web for dispossess
So, what kind of redress might work best for this specific expression of Sunni marginalization and dispossession?
It wasn't the Holocaust survivors who planned the dispossession.Film Review: Documentary Explores Israeli Attitudes to the Palestinian Nakba|Lisa Goldman|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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.
But the modern right, argued Hofstadter, was unique in its aggrieved sense of dispossession.
First, a great work of destruction—the dispossession of the Canaanites.
We even find in the Mirror that the villains ought to have the assise of novel disseisin as a remedy in case of dispossession.Villainage in England|Paul Vinogradoff
The dispossession of the Hanseatics was naturally a work of time, but in course of years it became complete.The Hansa Towns|Helen Zimmern
Dispossession of one race by another was the common practice of the times, and in a moral point of view was little thought of.
In 1870, dispossession was made very costly to the landlord.Ireland In The New Century|Horace Plunkett