EVICTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EVICTION
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eviction
 n.  the expulsion of someone (such as a tenant) from the possession of land by process of law
 n.  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
Classic Sentence:
1  He was not fearing the things she feared, not the gnawing of an empty stomach, nor the keenness of the winter wind nor eviction from Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  But he could not see her family evicted, and his disappointment soon faded at the sight of her radiant happiness, disappeared entirely at the loving way she "took on" over his generosity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
3  The first time she had come face to face with Reconstruction was when she learned that Jonas Wilkerson with the aid of the Yankees could evict her from Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
4  Unable to evict the somewhat man-handled Venus from his couch, he beat a retreat and retired, it is said, to his mother's house in Tevershall.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
5  There was nothing in Packingtown but packing houses; and so it was the same thing as evicting him from his home.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
Example Sentence:
1  Non payment of rent can mean eviction.
2  We received an eviction notice today.
3  The family were evicted from their house for failing to pay the rent.
4  They were evicted from their apartment after their mother became addicted to drugs.
5  They were unable to pay the rent, and were evicted from their home.
6  Tenants who fall behind in their rent risk being evicted.
7  A heavily armed man whose girlfriend was being evicted from her apartment Wednesday killed four people, including the new owner and a court bailiff who were shot execution style.
8  They will have to forcibly evict from the hospital.