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Expropriate

expropriate vt

-at·ed
-at·ing
: to take (property) of an individual in the exercise of state sovereignty (as by eminent domain)
ex·pro·pri·a·tion [ek-sprō-prē-ā-shən]
n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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