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Synonyms for EXPROPRIATE

Usage Examples for EXPROPRIATE

  1. But even in England, where private property rights have been held peculiarly sacred, the discovery of oil during the later years of the war led to an attempt to expropriate the oil rights for the government. - "The Economic Aspect of Geology" by C. K. Leith
  2. But it had been suggested to the council by some busybody that it was not necessary to execute all the sections at once, and that it would be sufficient for the present to expropriate the land lying between the two arms of the river, while the portion covered by the Monostor vineyards could wait twenty years. - "Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai