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vacate

(1) To move out. (2) To release and give up, such as a city agreeing to vacate a public street and return it to private ownership. (3) To set aside, such as a judge vacating a previously entered order.

Example: At one time residents needed an alley behind their homes so the coal trucks could make deliveries for home heating fuel. Today, there is no longer any need for truck deliveries behind the homes; the residents petition the city for an order vacating the alley and giving the land to adjoining landowners.

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Sunvar did not vacate the property, informing Napocor and the government that it was exercising its exclusive option to extend the lease with PDAF for another 25 years.
Jagannath Mishra said Nitish Kumar would not vacate the bungalow because the Assembly elections were only six months away.
My lone condition is that Nitish Kumar should first vacate his official residence at 7, Circular Road which is earmarked for a former chief minister.
Courts can direct that the opinions they vacate not be cited in subsequent cases.
The rent controller directed both police officials to vacate the premises in question and hand it over to the plaintiff within two days and also asked the police high-ups to ensure the implementation of the ejectment order.
In its official statement, Sunvar said it will comply with the order of the Court of Appeals and that it has instructed its lawyers not to file any court pleading that may impede the execution of the earlier decision of the Metropolitan Trial Court ordering Sunvar to vacate Mile Long.
He wants Nitish to vacate the 7, Circular Road house first.
The Sena activists have been resisting the authorities' move to vacate the Bal Thackeray cremation site at the Shivaji Park, saying that the place is as sacred for them as the famous Ram temple in Ayodhya in north India.
Pakistani military officials confirmed that the US had been asked to vacate the base, but would not comment on when the request had been made or whether the Americans had complied, the report added.
The court after hearing arguments of the parties ordered officer to vacate the houses within 15 days.
On the other hand, no action has been taken by the RDA to vacate ramshackle buildings in the City and cantonment areas except serving notices on the owners.
The SG also said that RJD chief Lalu Prasad has been asked to vacate his official bungalow at Tughlaq Road after his permission for extended stay till October 31 on medical grounds expired.