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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.
(Definition of evict from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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evictverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪˈvɪkt/
to ​force someone to ​leavesomewhere: Tenants who ​fall behind in ​theirrentrisk being evicted. He was evicted from the ​bar for ​drunken and ​disorderlybehaviour.
eviction
noun [C or U] uk   us   /ɪˈvɪk.ʃən/
After ​falling behind with his ​mortgagepayments he now ​faces eviction from his ​home. In this ​economicallydepressedarea, evictions are ​common.
(Definition of evict from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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evictverb [T]

uk   us   /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 ​originallocation 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 Spanish desahuciar, desalojar…
in Vietnamese đuổi (ai) khỏi nhà…
in Malaysian usir…
in Thai ขับไล่…
in French expulser (de)…
in German vertreiben…
in Chinese (Simplified) 驱逐, 赶走,逐出…
in Turkish boşaltmaya zorlamak, zorla tahliye etmek, çıkarmak…
in Russian выселять…
in Indonesian mengusir…
in Chinese (Traditional) 驅逐, 趕走,逐出…
in Polish eksmitować…
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