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inverse condemnation

noun in·verse condemnation \ ˈin-ˌvərs- \

legal Definition of inverse condemnation

:an action brought against the government by a landowner to obtain just compensation for a taking of property effected without a formal exercise of eminent domain; also :the taking alleged in such an action

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