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dispossess

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
dispossessdis‧pos‧sess /ˌdɪspəˈzes/ verb [transitive]  PGSCLto take property or land away from someonebe dispossessed of something Many black South Africans had been dispossessed of their homes. Grammar Dispossess is usually passive.dispossession /-ˈzeʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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Examples from the Corpus
dispossessA reunion of the discouraged, dispossessed.And the predominantly male legal establishment is naturally reluctant to be dispossessed.First he dispossessed Hendrie in full flight and then set off on a spectacular 50-yard solo run down the right.Many returning refugees have found themselves dispossessed once more, made refugees in their own land.Waves of grain, fruited plains, dispossessed people, tears of rage.At all events, it was this group of the dispossessed that gave the first successful impetus to the Revolution.So clean was the tackle that he was able to dispossess the player and race clear with the ball.Rob Madgwick dispossessed Wright and fired in a shot that was well saved by Stuart Burt.be dispossessed of somethingMany black South Africans had been dispossessed of their homes.
From Longman Business Dictionarydispossessdis‧pos‧sess /ˌdɪspəˈzes/ verb [transitive] to take property or land away from someone, often illegallyblack South Africans who had been dispossessed of their homesdispossession noun [uncountable]→ See Verb table
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Verb table
dispossess
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theydispossess
he, she, itdispossesses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theydispossessed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave dispossessed
he, she, ithas dispossessed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad dispossessed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill dispossess
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have dispossessed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam dispossessing
he, she, itis dispossessing
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you, we, theyare dispossessing
Past
I, he, she, itwas dispossessing
you, we, theywere dispossessing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been dispossessing
he, she, ithas been dispossessing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been dispossessing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be dispossessing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been dispossessing
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