ejectment

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Etymology[edit]

From eject +‎ -ment.

Noun[edit]

ejectment (countable and uncountable, plural ejectments)

  1. (law) The legal process of ejecting someone from their property or holdings.
    • 1782, Frances Burney, Cecilia, V.x.4:
      She had only, therefore, to save herself an actual ejectment, by quitting a house in which she was exposed to such a disgrace.
  2. (generally) A casting out, an ejection.

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