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commandeer

verb [T]
 
 
/ˌkɒmənˈdɪər/ formal
to take something, especially for military use: The ships were commandeered as naval vessels.The armed forces generallyStealingTaking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
Translations of “commandeer”
in Vietnamese trưng dụng cho quân đội…
in Spanish requisar…
in Thai ยึดทรัพย์สิน…
in Malaysian merampas…
in French réquisitionner…
in German requirieren, beschlagnahmen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 霸佔, 強徵, 徵用…
in Indonesian mengambil alih…
in Russian реквизировать…
in Turkish bilhassa askeri amaçla el koymak, almak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 霸占, 强征, 征用…
in Polish rekwirować…
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