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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“Inverse condemnation.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/inverse%20condemnation. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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