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expropriate

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1 to take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right
  • dissidents were shot, and their lands expropriated under his regime
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2 to end the occupancy or possession of
  • the state will have to expropriate scores of homeowners in order to build the new road
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3 to take ownership or control of (something) by right of oneʼs authority
  • plans by the city to expropriate entire blocks of houses in order to bulldoze them for expansion of the airport
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