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dispossessed

adjective uk   /ˌdɪs.pəˈzest/ us  
dispossessed people have had their property taken away from themTaking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things

dispossessed

noun [plural] uk   /ˌdɪs.pəˈzest/ us  
the dispossessed formal dispossessed people: the poor and the dispossessedPoor people
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