evict

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evict

verb  deprive of possession, dislodge, displace, dispossess, disturb, eject, expel, jettison, kick out, oust, put out of house by legal process, recover property, remove, take possession, thrust out, turn adrift, turn out, turn out of doors, turn out of house and home, uproot, wrest property from
Associated concepts: actual eviction, constrictive eviction, partial eviction, total eviction, unlawful eviction
See also: banish, deport, depose, dislocate, dislodge, displace, dispossess, divest, eliminate, exclude, expel, remove
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She reasoned instead that she could literally evict them -- through a legal twist that turns crime into a civil issue of public nuisance and property laws.
Then she encouraged the residents to petition landlords -- who are responsible under state law to make sure their properties do not interfere with others -- to evict the drug dealers.