Definition of 'dispossess'
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Compensation could be payable to some dispossessed owners. Times, Sunday Times (2006)We have to recognise them as a distinct people who were dispossessed of this continent and deal with them with respect. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)I think looking at us as vultures soaring over dispossessed people is a view born of ignorance. Times, Sunday Times (2007)An entire people was dispossessed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It recognised that Aboriginal people had lived in Australia for thousands of years and had been dispossessed of their lands. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Definition of dispossess from the Collins English Dictionary
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