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evictverb [T]

us   /ɪˈvɪkt/
to force someone to leave a place: Long-time residents are being evicted from the buildings.
eviction
noun [C/U] us   /ɪˈvɪk·ʃən/
[U] He’s been threatened with eviction for not paying his rent.
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evictverb [T]

uk   /ɪˈvɪkt/ us   /ɪˈvɪkt/
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evictverb [T]

uk   /ɪˈvɪkt/ us   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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “evict”
in Vietnamese đuổi (ai) khỏi nhà…
in Spanish desahuciar, desalojar…
in Malaysian usir…
in Thai ขับไล่…
in French expulser (de)…
in German vertreiben…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驅逐, 趕走,逐出…
in Russian выселять…
in Turkish boşaltmaya zorlamak, zorla tahliye etmek, çıkarmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驱逐, 赶走,逐出…
in Indonesian mengusir…
in Polish eksmitować…
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