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Definition of evict verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



evict somebody (from something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they evict
he / she / it evicts
past simple evicted
-ing form evicting
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to force someone to leave a house or land, especially when you have the legal right to do so A number of tenants have been evicted for not paying the rent. The council has tried to get them evicted.
noun [uncountable, countable] to face eviction from your home
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