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expropriating

verb
present participle of 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 one's 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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“Expropriating.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expropriating. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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