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evict

Legal Definition of evict

Derived terms


Definition of evict

Etymology

    From Latin evincere, "to vanquish completely."

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -…™kt

Verb

evict (third-person singular simple present evicts, present participle evicting, simple past and past participle evicted)

  1. (transitive) To expel (one or more people) from their property; to force (one or more people) to move out.

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