HyperDic: eviction

English > 2 senses of the word eviction:
NOUNacteviction, constructive evictionaction by a landlord that compels a tenant / tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy)
acteviction, dispossession, legal ousterthe expulsion of someone (such as a tenant / tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
eviction > pronunciation
Soundsihvih'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > eviction: 2 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningaction by a landlord that compels a tenant / tenant to leave the premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is involved.
Synonymconstructive eviction
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadercompulsion, coercionUsing force to cause something to occur
Spanishdesahucio, desalojo
Catalandesnonament
Verbsevictexpel or eject without recourse to legal process
English > eviction: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe expulsion of someone (such as a tenant / tenant) from the possession of land by process of law.
Synonymsdispossession, legal ouster
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narroweractual evictionThe physical ouster of a tenant / tenant from the leased premises
ousterA wrongful / wrongful dispossession
retaliatory evictionAn eviction in reprisal for the tenant's / tenant's good-faith complaints against the landlord
Broaderdue process, due process of law(law) the administration of justice according to established rules and principles
Spanishdesahucio, desalojo
Catalandesallotjament, desnonament
Verbsevictexpel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process

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