Definition of "replevin"
  1. A legal action enabling the recovery of movable goods by rightful owners from individuals in unlawful possession
How to use "replevin" in a sentence
  1. The jewelry company filed a replevin against the customer who did not pay for the expensive necklace.
  2. After the art collector failed to pay up, the artist reclaimed his painting through a replevin.
  3. Using a replevin action, the car dealership sought to regain the car from the customer who had failed to complete the payments.

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