present tense third-person singular of dispossess
as in evicts
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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“Dispossesses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dispossesses. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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