Dispossession

  • 1 dispossession — I noun abridgment, assumption, bereavement, condemnation, confiscation, dislodgment, disownment, disqualification, distrust, divestment, ejection, eviction, expropriation, expulsion, foreclosure, forfeiture, ouster, privation, removal, taking,… …

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  • 2 Dispossession — Dis pos*ses sion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]possession.] 1. The act of putting out of possession; the state of being dispossessed. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The putting out of possession, wrongfully or otherwise, of one who is in possession of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 dispossession — 1570s, noun of action from DISPOSSESS (Cf. dispossess) …

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  • 4 dispossession — dispossess dis‧pos‧sess [ˌdɪspəˈzes] verb [transitive] to take property or land away from someone, often illegally: • black South Africans who had been dispossessed of their homes dispossession noun [uncountable] …

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  • 5 dispossession — n. 1. Deprivation. 2. (Law.) Ouster, disseizin, wrongful dispossession …

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  • 6 dispossession — dispossess ► VERB 1) deprive of land or property. 2) (in sport) deprive (a player) of the ball. DERIVATIVES dispossession noun …

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  • 7 dispossession — noun see dispossess …

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  • 8 dispossession — See dispossess. * * * …

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  • 9 dispossession — noun The act of dispossessing …

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  • 10 dispossession — Synonyms and related words: bereavement, cost, damage, dead loss, debit, denial, denudation, deprivation, deprivement, despoilment, destruction, detriment, disendowment, disherison, disinheritance, dislodgment, disownment, disseisin, divestment,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 11 dispossession — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being deprived of what one once had or ought to have: deprival, deprivation, divestiture, loss, privation. See GIVE, RICH …

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  • 12 dispossession — dis·pos ses·sion || ‚dɪspÉ™ zeʃn n. act of depriving of home or property, confiscation, eviction …

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  • 13 dispossession — n 1. deprivation, deprival, divestiture, bereavement, Law. disseizin; deposition, dislodgement, dismissal, displacement, demotion; removal, loss. 2. expropriation, confiscation, appropriation, abduction; spoliation, stripping, plunder, pillage,… …

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  • 14 dispossession — dis·possession …

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  • 15 dispossession — Changing from the possession of one person to that of another; ouster; a wrong or injury that carries with it the amotion of possession thereby getting the wrongdoer into the actual occupation of the land or hereditament, and obliging him who has …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 16 dispossession — noun 1. the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑eviction, ↑legal ouster • Derivationally related forms: ↑dispossess, ↑evict (for: ↑ …

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  • 17 Accumulation by dispossession — is a concept presented by the Marxist academic David Harvey, which defines the neoliberal changes in many western nations, from the 1970s and to the present day, as being guided mainly by four practices. These are privatization, financialization …

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  • 18 wrongful dispossession — index disseisin Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 19 ouster — Dispossession Dis pos*ses sion, n. [Cf. F. d[ e]possession.] 1. The act of putting out of possession; the state of being dispossessed. Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] 2. (Law) The putting out of possession, wrongfully or otherwise, of one who is in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 dispossess — dispossession, n. dispossessor, n. dispossessory /dis peuh zes euh ree/, adj. /dis peuh zes /, v.t. 1. to put (a person) out of possession, esp. of real property; oust. 2. to banish. 3. to abandon ownership of (a building), esp …

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