ejectment

[ ih-jekt-muh nt ]
/ ɪˈdʒɛkt mənt /

noun

the act of ejecting.
Law. a possessory action wherein the title to real property may be tried and the possession recovered.

Origin of ejectment

First recorded in 1560–70; eject + -ment
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ejectment

/ (ɪˈdʒɛktmənt) /

noun

property law (formerly) an action brought by a wrongfully dispossessed owner seeking to recover possession of his land
the act of ejecting or state of being ejected; dispossession
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