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King James Dictionary

Dispossess

DISPOSSESS, v.t. dis and possess. To put out of possession, by any means; to deprive of the actual occupancy of a thing, particularly of land or real estate; to deseize.

Ye shall dispossess the inhabitants of the land, and dwell therein. Numbers 33.

Usually followed by of, before the thing taken away; as, to dispossess a king of his crown.


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