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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If we can't even try to dispossess those who would dispossess us of our future, then, by default, the gun does end up in all our hands, and their casual indifference to mass death becomes our collective suicide.
BUT WILL ROBOTS DISPOSSESS US OF GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT?
More creativity and energy need to be invested in creating career options that are attractive to women but that do not dispossess us of the ability to advance our careers and hold positions of influence and leadership.