Examples of expropriation in a Sentence
the development of the colony involved expropriation of large tracts of fertile farmland from the natives
Recent Examples of expropriation from the Web
Mandating extensive data-sharing would amount to expropriation.
Lopez Obrador promises there will be no expropriations or nationalizations, and says reviews of contracts under the energy reform would seek only to guarantee they were not won through corruption.
There will be no confiscation or expropriation of assets.
The complaint says that because Pemex is a government entity, its actions violate Nafta rules guaranteeing equal treatment for Mexican and U.S. investors and prohibiting the expropriation of assets by the state.
Reactionary business sectors incited fears of expropriation and capital flight.
The risk of missing budget targets and economic growth stumbling, and the ANC’s move to pursue expropriation without compensation may still jeopardize South Africa’s credit ratings.
In other words, that ceasing to defend the goodness and justice of the white lifestyle might legitimize crime against whites or the expropriation of their land.
The biggest opposition party, the Democratic Alliance, opposes expropriation, saying state land should be given to potential farmers.
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