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Origin of eminent domain
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Example sentences from the Web for eminent domain
In February, the mayor’s office used eminent domain to acquire a Wendy’s at First Street NE and New York Avenue NE, where an ill-planned intersection surrounding the restaurant snarled traffic for decades.D.C. council member wants to seize planned halfway house property to build urban park|Michael Brice-Saddler, Justin Wm. Moyer|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
Not only could Georgia Power use eminent domain to condemn property without public hearings, it had the authority to build new plants nearly wherever it wanted.
The district could use eminent domain, where the government uses its power to take private property for public use in exchange for compensation, or purchase properties to get the land.
The company took her land using eminent domain, and the condemnation paperwork she received was silent on abandonment.Oil and gas companies are making old pipelines the landowner’s problem|Kate Wheeling/Nexus Media|March 10, 2021|Popular Science
As it turns out, my cell phone number had been searchable through a GoDaddy domain listing I obtained several years ago.A Female Writer’s New Milestone: Her First Death Threat|Annie Gaus|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But for the National Draft Ben Carson for President PAC to get going, they needed a Web domain.Ben Carson’s Bizarrely Serious, Seriously Bizarre Campaign Crew|Olivia Nuzzi|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was there, in small type, hosted on some dot-edu domain, looking the way websites did in the mid-1990s.
President Lyndon Johnson weighed in; national symposia of eminent men were held to discuss the issue.
The Obama administration should have been raising holy hell, demanding that a pre-eminent doctor get his vote on the Senate floor.
William Hewson died; an eminent English anatomist, and medical author.
Gottfried Achenwall, an eminent German lecturer on statistics, history and the laws of nature, died at Gttingen.
The America that they annexed to Europe was merely a new domain added to a world already old.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
John Pickering, an eminent American philologist, died at Boston, aged 60.
Nicholas Piccini, an eminent musical composer, died at Naples.
British Dictionary definitions for eminent domain
Cultural definitions for eminent domain
The right of a government to take private property for a public purpose, usually with just compensation of the owner.