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expropriateverb [T]

uk   /ɪkˈsprəʊ.pri.eɪt/  us   /-ˈsproʊ-/ formal
expropriation
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪkˌsprəʊ.priˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌsproʊ-/
expropriator
noun [C] uk   /-eɪ.tər/  us   /-eɪ.t̬ɚ/
(Definition of expropriate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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expropriateverb [T]

 us   /ekˈsproʊ·priˌeɪt/
to take and ​keepmoney or ​propertybelonging to someone ​else
(Definition of expropriate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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expropriateverb [T]

uk   /ɪkˈsprəʊprieɪt/  us   /-ˈsproʊ-/
LAW, GOVERNMENT if a ​government expropriates ​property, it ​takes it for ​public use, sometimes without ​payment to the ​owner: The new ​regimewiped out ​organizedcrime and ​vice, expropriated ​factories and ​built new ones, setting the city on a new ​industrialcourse. Political ​risk is the ​risk that an ​investment abroad may be expropriated by the ​overseasgovernment. The road will be ​built on about 400 ​acres, of which 56 ​acres were expropriated from ​landowners.
LAW to ​illegally take ​property or ​money that belongs to someone else: The ​banker has been in jail since mid-May ​pendingtrial on ​charges of expropriating ​deposits.
expropriation
noun [C or U] /ɪkˌsprəʊpriˈeɪʃən/  us /-ˌsproʊ-/
Farmers have been given the ​right to ​sue to ​protect their ​land against expropriation.
(Definition of expropriate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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