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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 E·vic·tion n.
 1. The act or process of evicting; or state of being evicted; the recovery of lands, tenements, etc., from another's possession by due course of law; dispossession by paramount title or claim of such title; ejectment; ouster.
 2. Conclusive evidence; proof. [Obs.]
    Full eviction of this fatal truth.   --South.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: action by a landlord that compels a tenant to leave the
           premises (as by rendering the premises unfit for
           occupancy); no physical expulsion or legal process is
           involved [syn: constructive eviction]
      2: the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the
         possession of land by process of law [syn: dispossession,
          legal ouster]