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English definition of “evict”

evict

verb [T]     /ɪˈvɪkt/ LAW, PROPERTY
to force someone to move out of a property: evict sb for sth Landlords have the right to evict tenants for nonpayment of rent.evict sb from sth The city evicted the store from its original location on Sixth Street to redevelop the area.have sb evicted Neighbours had him evicted for repeatedly disturbing the peace.
(Definition of evict verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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