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EVICT Definition & Legal Meaning

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In the civil law. To recover anything from a person by virtue of the judgmentof a court or judicial sentence.At common law. To dispossess, or turn out of the possession of lands by process oflaw. Also to recover land by judgment at law. “If the land is evicted, no rent shall bepaid.” 10 Coke, 128a..


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