deforce

verb de·force \ (ˌ)dē-ˈfȯrs \

Definition of deforce

transitive verb
1 :to keep (property, such as land) by force from the rightful owner
2 :to eject (a person) from possession by force

deforcement

play \-ˈfȯr-smənt\ noun

Origin and Etymology of deforce

Middle English, from Anglo-French deforcer, from de- + forcer to force


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