ejectment

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noun eject·ment \i-ˈjek(t)-mənt\

Definition of ejectment

  1. 1 :  the act or an instance of ejecting :  dispossession

  2. 2 :  an action for the recovery of possession of real property and damages and costs

1523

First Known Use of ejectment

1523


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ejectment

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noun eject·ment \i-ˈjekt-mənt\

Legal Definition of ejectment

  1. :  an action at common law that is to determine the right to possession of property and for the recovery of damages and that is brought by a plaintiff who claims to hold superior title


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