evict·​ee i-ˌvik-ˈtē How to pronounce evictee (audio)
: an evicted person

Examples of evictee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In 2022, his bailiffs had posted approximately 9,350 writs of restitution, or red tags, which effectively indicated to evictees that no legal recourse remained. Mya Frazier, Harper's Magazine, 26 Feb. 2024 Notifying evictees in advance is a legal prerequisite to eviction or demolition, and a basic right protected under the Indian Constitution. Time, 11 Aug. 2023 For many evictees, affording higher rents is not the only problem. Catherine Reagor, AZCentral.com, 17 Apr. 2023 Fox News host Tucker Carlson, an early Season 3 evictee, told Slate in 2016. Emily Yahr, Washington Post, 16 Sep. 2019 Indeed, when slum demolitions happen, the evictees usually end up spreading to other similar communities. Yomi Kazeem, Quartz Africa, 31 Jan. 2020 Six of the seven evictees are plaintiffs in a class-action lawsuit against the management company. Austen Erblat, sun-sentinel.com, 22 Nov. 2019 There are pros and cons to this twist, for both the houseguests and the evictees. Lynette Rice, EW.com, 5 July 2019 In 2009, six people died when a fire broke out as police suppressed evictees who had occupied a building set for redevelopment. Washington Post, 9 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of evictee was in 1849

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“Evictee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evictee. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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