[ US /ˌɹipəˈzɛʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪpəzˈɛʃən/ ]
  1. the action of regaining possession (especially the seizure of collateral securing a loan that is in default)
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How To Use repossession In A Sentence

  • This is fine during boom times, but delinquencies and repossessions can soar when the economy declines, obviously rendering the lender less inclined to extend credit in the future.
  • Few are entirely immune, and all that it takes for repossession to take hold is an infelicitous set of circumstances. Times, Sunday Times
  • If the idea of repossession is leaving the homeowners among you unnerved, then at least you can see a few exhibitions this week that give abandoned buildings an admiring second glance. Culture |
  • The big news story of the day was negative equity, repossession, the loss of white collar jobs and the fear that recession could slide into depression.
  • The brutally healthy boy contemns the female sex because he sees it incapable of his own athletic sports, but Godwin was one of those upon whose awaking intellect is forced a perception of the brain-defect so general in women when they are taught few of life's graces and none of its serious concerns, -- their paltry prepossessions, their vulgar sequaciousness, their invincible ignorance, their absorption in a petty self. Born in Exile
  • Frederick Kincaid informed her that a repossession is a civil matter and the police should not be able to assist the tow truck driver in the repossession and that once she got out of the vehicle she would be unable to do anything to stop the repossession or verify they were even repossessing the right vehicle," the suit states. Madison County Record
  • The good news is that repossessions hit a record low in 2004.
  • With respect to the requirement to provide notice of the intended repossession, the defendants rely upon the principle enunciated here.
  • He saw that life itself infinitely outvalued anything that could be feigned about it, but its richness seemed to corrupt him, and he had not the clear, ethical conscience which forced George Eliot to be realistic when probably her artistic prepossessions were romantic. Literature and Life (Complete)
  • How should I outroot prepossessions so inveterate, -- the fruits of his earliest education, fostered and matured by the observation and experience of his whole life? Edgar Huntly or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker
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