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dispossess of (something)
To take one's possession. A noun or pronoun can be used between "dispossess" and "of." If you don't pay your mortgage, you'll be dispossessed of your house before long.
dispossess someone of something
to separate someone from a possession. Do you intend to dispossess us of our home? They were dispossessed of the only possessions they had.