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forcible entry n1 : the unlawful taking of possession of real property by force or threats of force against the lawful possessor see also forcible entry and detainer
2 : unlawful entry into or onto another's property esp. when accompanied by force [forcible entry of an automobile]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.
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