verb (used with object), ex·pro·pri·at·ed, ex·pro·pri·at·ing.
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Perhaps most controversially, HKND is authorized to expropriate land wherever it wants.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That way, if Maduro o un revergo de esos comes to expropriate me, they can take the farm.
Iraq is now a sovereign state and its power to expropriate Camp Ashraf, after paying appropriate compensation, cannot be doubted.
Barrs would not come to expropriate his cauliflowers and early potatoes.A Tatter of Scarlet|S. R. Crockett
The old theory was that the state would expropriate this industry and become the employer of all engaged in it.Twentieth Century Socialism|Edmond Kelly
In taking over the waterways the Realm acquires the right to expropriate, to fix rates, and to administer the river police system.The New Germany|George Young
Our watchword must be: to arm the proletariat so that it may defeat, expropriate, and disarm the bourgeoisie.Bolshevism|John Spargo
The State makes him pay taxes; it ventures to expropriate him for the public good.Anarchism and Socialism|George Plechanoff