commandeerverb [ T ]uk /ˌkɒm.ənˈdɪər/ us /ˌkɑː.mənˈdɪr/
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- He commandeered the weapon in the name of the law.
- It has now commandeered all stocks of soap.
- It is reported that three large jam factories have been commandeered by the Military.
- The Government has commandeered all stocks of rum.
- When Thursday morning broke, lines of buyers formed before the stores whose supplies had not been commandeered.