Etymology
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dispossession (n.)

"act of putting out of possession," 1570s, noun of action from dispossess.

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Definitions of dispossession

dispossession (n.)
the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law;
Synonyms: eviction / legal ouster
dispossession (n.)
freeing from evil spirits;
Synonyms: exorcism
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