Translation of squatter in Spanish:

squatter

ocupante ilegal, n.

Pronunciation /ˈskwɑdər//ˈskwɒtə/

noun

  • 1

    (in building, on land)
    ocupante ilegal masculine
    ocupa feminine Spain
    okupa feminine Spain
    paracaidista masculine Mexico
    to claim squatter's right / (British) rights alegar derechos de propiedad por haber ocupado un inmueble durante determinado período de tiempo
    • Although Duvenage has been through all the legal channels he has been unable to either sell his land to government or evict the squatters.
    • Many Roma in Western Europe are squatters, occupying condemned buildings while trying to find more suitable accommodations.
    • To evict squatters, property owners must take out a summons for possession in the County Court or High Court or produce a written statement or certificate under the Criminal Law Act 1977.
    • Such juries would be unlikely to evict squatters from land owned by a wealthy entity that left the land untouched, i.e., treated as an investment.
    • Last year, the building was occupied by a group of squatters, who claimed they were protesting against buildings being left empty in York.
    • But so far only around 200 farms have been taken over and the government has evicted squatters who took over land themselves after the launch of its resettlement scheme in July.
    • There are many such other cases, including Kitwe, where squatters have occupied land illegally at the former council farm and are resisting moving despite a court ruling that they vacate the land.
    • On September 16, the courts issued an injunction asking squatters to leave the building.
    • A Judge today ordered squatters occupying a dilapidated York hotel to leave the building immediately and pay £2,000 in legal costs.
    • Three days later, another fire killed seven in a building used by squatters.
    • Disused and neglected, the hall was invaded by squatters who occupied the building until it was gutted by a fire in 2002, which killed five people.
    • The court rules that the squatters were illegally occupying the land.
    • The city council continued its crusade against bad buildings, evicting illegal squatters from several bad buildings.
    • Police have previously been accused of standing by or supporting the land invasions and ignoring court orders to evict the squatters.
    • After being empty for years, the boarded-up building is now home to a trio of squatters, who have dubbed themselves ‘land pirates’.
    • The Johannesburg council, however, plans to evict the squatters so that the building can be revamped as part of its inner city regeneration programme.
    • The plan aims to clear squatters from government-owned land to make way for infrastructure and commercial development.
    • He added that weak law enforcement had resulted in the occupation of riverbanks and other forbidden areas in the city by illegal squatters, and the unlawful development of buildings by developers.
    • It has been one month since squatters occupied the old Woodwards building in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside.
    • The minister said the man acted contrary to the law and advised all land owners to follow laid down procedure when evicting squatters.
  • 2Australian, US

    History
    colono ilegal masculine
    colona ilegal feminine
    • Can't we replace the vanquished with the courageous, the Chamberlains with the Churchills, the failed squatter with the successful farmer?
    • The squatters settled in the flat part of the ravine, on top of the cemetery, but did not build a good city in terms of urban development.
    • From the 1850s it referred to small farmers settling on Crown lands occupied by squatters.
    • With little effective recourse, the Government reluctantly accepted the presence of the squatters and handed over Crown land for nominal lease and licence fees.
    • Finding themselves dispossessed of everything they owned, they became squatters in their former land.
    • Every year the men used to ride out along the boundaries of the land owned by the towns just to make sure that they were intact; that none of it had been settled on by squatters or enclosed by the local lairds.
    • Early pastoralists, or squatters as they were often called, lived a hard and pioneering life, often in isolation with few if any comforts.
    • The previous Victorian act, the Land Tax Act 1877, was directed to lands owned by squatters, what were known as landed estates.
    • These millions of folks, in effect squatters illegally occupying untitled land, cannot ever use their houses for collateral for loans or have any recourse to generate wealth.
    • He recognised the value of making concessions to the colonists where possible, and it was opportune that his term of office coincided with a relaxation of policy from London and the recognition of land claims by squatters.