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expropriate

verb /(British ) eksˈproupriˌeit; (American) eksˈproupriːˌeit/
(legal) (of a government or authority) to take someone’s private property and use it for public purposes
expropiar
government expropriated some 30,000 properties.
(formal) to take something from someone illegally or without permission in order to use it yourself.
apropiar
expropriation noun
expropiación, apropiación
(Definition of expropriate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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