dispossess of (something)

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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.
See also: dispossess, of

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.
See also: dispossess, of
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Do you even know what you are saying before the court,' Justice Minallah had reprimanded Awan, adding that by registering an FIR against someone was not a justifiable explanation to dispossess them of their property.