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eviction

[ ih-vik-shuhn ]
/ ɪˈvɪk ʃən /
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noun

the act of forcing a tenant, or sometimes a squatter, to vacate a property (often used attributively): A local mother and her two daughters were given a court-ordered eviction, with four days to leave their apartment.When the rent got far enough behind, the landlord finally sent the tenants an eviction notice.
the act of forcing someone to leave; expulsion: He is facing potential eviction from the Senate for failure to pay the costs of his unsuccessful legal battle.

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