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Definition 1: the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for eviction in the sense of this definition

(eviction is a kind of ...) (law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles; based on the principle that a person cannot be deprived of life or liberty or property without appropriate legal procedures and safeguards

(... is a kind of eviction ) a wrongful dispossession

(... is a kind of eviction ) the physical ouster of a tenant from the leased premises; the tenant is relieved of any further duty to pay rent

(... is a kind of eviction ) an eviction in reprisal for the tenant's good-faith complaints against the landlord; illegal in many states

(eviction belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for eviction in the sense of this definition

(eviction is a kind of ...) using force to cause something to occur

"though pressed into rugby under compulsion I began to enjoy the game" "they didn't have to use coercion"

(eviction belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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