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DISTRESS meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary.
the legal action of taking and selling another persons property in order to get money for a payment or debt that they owe.: make a distress A distress should be made for the whole rent in arrears; but if goods cannot be found at the time, the injured party may make a second distress.
distress Dictionary Definition: Vocabulary.com.
Definitions of distress. n a state of adversity danger or affliction or need. a ship in distress. she was the classic maiden in distress. extreme distress of body or mind. an oppressive condition of physical or mental or social or economic distress.
Distress Definition of Distress by Merriam-Webster.
4: to mar something, such as clothing or wood deliberately to give an effect of age a distressed table distressed jeans. Definition of distress Entry 3 of 3. 1: offered for sale at a loss distress merchandise. 2: involving distress goods a distress sale.
distress Wiktionary.
1719, Daniel Defoe, chapter 13, in Robinson Crusoe 2.: I immediately considered that this must be some ship in distress, and that they had some comrade, or some other ship in company, and fired these gun for signals of distress, and to obtain help.
Distress Wikipedia.
Look up distress, distressed, or distressing in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Distress may refer to.: Distress medicine, an aversive state in which a person shows maladaptive behaviors. Mental distress or psychological distress. Distress, or distraint, the act of seizing goods to compel payment.
Distress - definition of distress by The Free Dictionary.
distress - the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; Originally" distress was a landlord's' remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's' lien."

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