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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.
Sources close to CM Nitish said he might not vacate the bungalow in the near future but that has not deterred three- time chief minister Dr Jagannath Mishra from staking claim to the Circular Road house.
Courts can direct that the opinions they vacate not be cited in subsequent cases.
When the bubble burst and these companies ran out of cash, landlords were put in a very tough position--shrinking demand for space, falling rents, and tech tenants that couldn't pay the rent, wouldn't vacate the space, and had no hard assets.
As there is a chance of flood water entering the houses, in order to avoid any loss, you are hereby ordered to vacate the place and go to safer places.
Authorities had given Gorasia until August 31 to vacate and demolish the building at his own cost as it encroached on the road reserve hindering its expansion.
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.
The state government has allotted Manjhi a fresh bungalow to move in, but now he has set a new condition to vacate the official bungalow of the chief minister.
Former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi is in no mood to vacate 1, Anne Marg -- the official residence of Bihar CM -- more than a month since he resigned.
New Gold Equities, the owner of 111 First Street in Jersey City, New Jersey, has announced an agreement in which building occupants will vacate the former tobacco factory, which is in imminent danger of collapse.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Commissioner Aamir Ahmed Ali on Monday chaired a meeting to review progress on the drive launched to vacate forest land from encroachers.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Jan 6 (ANI): The Associated Journals Limited (AJL), publisher of National Herald newspaper, on Saturday approached the double bench of the Delhi High Court challenging single bench's order asking it to vacate Herald House.