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dispossessed

adjective

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dispossessed

verb
past tense of dispossess

Synonyms of dispossessed (Entry 2 of 2)

to end the occupancy or possession of
  • opponents of gentrification claim that the process unfairly dispossesses poorer residents of their long-established homes

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“Dispossessed.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dispossessed. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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