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eviction

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Definition the process of forcing someone to leave a place — typically from a home due to non-payment
  • The owner evicted the tenants because they didn't pay their rent.
evicted = forced someone to leave their home
  • I was served an eviction notice.
  • eviction = related to the process of forcing someone to leave a place
  • We could be evicted if we keep the puppy.
  • evicted = forced to move to a new home
  • Israel began the forcible eviction of thousands of Gaza settlers.
  • eviction = the process of forcing people to leave their homes
  • In her last letter, his mom was worried that they might be evicted from their apartment because of the smell of burning sneakers.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • evicted = forced to move out (by the owner of the building)
  • Often, growers evicted the strikers from their labor camps, forcing many to live together in makeshift refugee camps, sometimes on farms on the outskirts of towns.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • evicted = forced to leave
  • You were legally evicted.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • evicted = forced to move from your home
  • The landlord is threatening to evict us because of the odor.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • evict = forced to move out (of their home)
  • It watched its last generation of children torn away from it by court orders and eviction notices, and it had become too tired and sick to help them.
    Gloria Naylor  --  The Women of Brewster Place
  • I made out the possessions of a Dominican man who had been evicted a month or two before.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • I'm thinking that he's thinking that he won't get evicted if she owns the place.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • Cole had earlier that evening directed her deputies to mass-evict all of them, on the pretense of unlawful trespass.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Someone was evicted, put out on the street, chairs, tables, bed, right around the corner—the bed, John said, the super.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • And what could be worse than the evil crime Of evicting me?
    Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Moliere  --  Tartuffe
  • "Well, rather," replied Helen, and in a few trembling words she told the story of her eviction.
    Zane Grey  --  The Man of the Forest
  • All the bedroom space was taken and he hated to evict anyone.
    Pat Frank  --  Alas, Babylon
  • Only once in ten years has a bug been evicted for rowdiness.
    Tim O'Brien  --  Going After Cacciato
  • A family had just been evicted and there was an individual cry of despair, multiplied by millions.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • LINNIE'S FIRST ACT in Baltimore was to get them both evicted.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • 'tis a pity you weren't alive in the times when the English were evicting us and leaving us on the side of the road.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela's Ashes

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