Dispossession - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌdɪspəˈzeʃn|  American pronunciation of the word dispossession
Brit.  |dɪspəˈzɛʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word dispossession

noun

- the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law (syn: eviction)
- freeing from evil spirits (syn: exorcism)

Examples

The land was settled by dispossessing the native people who lived here.

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