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I've returned to court to dispossess someone (5)


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'dispossess someone' is the definition.
'evict' can be an answer for 'dispossess' (I've seen this in another clue). I am not sure about the 'someone' bit.

'i've returned to court' is the wordplay.
'returned' says the letters should be written backwards.
'to court' becomes 'ct' (abbreviation used in road names).
'ive' backwards is 'evi'.

'to' is the link.

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(Other definitions for evict that I've seen before include "Throw out of property" , "Legally expel" , "Remove form house for non-payment" , "Expel (tenant)" , "Expel from residence" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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