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Definition of dispossession noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dispossession

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌdɪspəˈzeʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdɪspəˈzeʃn//
 
[uncountable] (formal)
 
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the act of taking somebody's property or land away from them These people suffered colonial conquest and dispossession.