forcible entry

Definitions of "forcible entry"
  1. An illegal act of taking control over a piece of real estate by using force or threatening the individual who has the legal rights to it
  2. An act of illegitimately gaining access to someone else's property, specifically when it involves the use of force
How to use "forcible entry" in a sentence
  1. The homeowner was devastated when he discovered the forcible entry into his house while he was away on vacation.
  2. After the forcible entry incident, the landlord installed advanced security systems in all the properties she owned.
  3. A charge of forcible entry might be filed if an individual breaks into a property using force, regardless of the intent behind their action.

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