Pronunciation: (dis"pu-zes'), [key]
1. to put (a person) out of possession, esp. of real property; oust.
2. to banish.
3. to abandon ownership of (a building), esp. as a bad investment: Landlords have dispossessed many old tenement buildings.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.