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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eviction  \E*vic"tion\,  n.  [L.  evictio:  cf  F.  ['e]viction.] 
  1.  The  act  or  process  of  evicting;  or  state  of  being  evicted; 
  the  recovery  of  lands,  tenements,  etc.,  from  another's 
  possession  by  due  course  of  law;  dispossession  by 
  paramount  title  or  claim  of  such  title;  ejectment;  ouster. 
 
  2.  Conclusive  evidence;  proof.  [Obs.] 
 
  Full  eviction  of  this  fatal  truth.  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eviction 
  n  1:  action  by  a  landlord  that  compels  a  tenant  to  leave  the 
  premises  (as  by  rendering  the  premises  unfit  for 
  occupancy);  no  physical  expulsion  or  legal  process  is 
  involved  [syn:  {constructive  eviction}] 
  2:  the  expulsion  of  someone  (such  as  a  tenant)  from  land  by 
  process  of  law  [syn:  {dispossession},  {legal  ouster}] 




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