Forcible Entry

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Definition: Forcible Entry




What is the dictionary definition of Forcible Entry?

Dictionary Definition


n. the crime of taking possession of a house or other structure or land by the use of physical force or serious threats against the occupants. This can include breaking windows or doors or using terror to gain entry, as well as forcing the occupants out by threat or violence after having come in peacefully.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Forcible Entry are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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