Definition of 'evict'
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Landlords like the flexibility of being able to put up rents and evict unsuitable tenants. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some were collected by relatives but others vanished the next day after police evicted demonstrators. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your best course is to try to get your legal costs from it when you evict the tenants. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Thousands of tenants will be evicted from their homes this year because their landlords have not paid the mortgage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This comes after the Government announced plans last week to evict convicted rioters from council homes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The police operation to evict them could cost 10million. The Sun (2011)He resigned on Monday when police refused to evict rioting students. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Lacking money to pay the rent, his mother was evicted. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In that case, the householder can force a way in or the police can evict the squatters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They can evict the tenant if rent is unpaid, for antisocial behaviour or if they want to sell the house. Times, Sunday Times (2015)At present council tenants can be evicted if they cause trouble locally, but not if they are involved in a riot elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A choir will be evicted each week until viewers choose the nation's favourite. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Give him a rent book at 600 a week, then evict him for being in arrears? The Sun (2008)It follows an earlier announcement that the borough would evict any council tenants involved in August's riots. Times, Sunday Times (2011)A COUNCIL chief who evicted elderly tenants from bungalows and then moved into one has been suspended on full pay. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'evict'
British English: evict VERB
If someone is evicted from the place where they are living, they are forced to leave it, usually because they have broken a law or contract.
They were evicted from their flat.
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