eviction

noun
evic·tion | \i-ˈvik-shən \

Legal Definition of eviction 

: the dispossession of a tenant of leased property by force or especially by legal process

actual eviction

: eviction that involves the physical expulsion of a tenant

constructive eviction

: eviction effected by substantially interfering with a tenant's enjoyment of the property (as by allowing the property to become uninhabitable) so that the tenant is regarded as evicted under law

retaliatory eviction

: wrongful eviction of a tenant in reaction to the tenant's exercising of a right (as of reporting health code violations) contrary to the landlord's interest

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