verb (used with object), ex·pro·pri·at·ed, ex·pro·pri·at·ing.
Origin of expropriate
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Historical Examples of expropriator
One saw the expropriator and the expropriated—as if Marx had arranged the picture.The New Machiavelli
Herbert George Wells
Word Origin for expropriate
1610s, back-formation from expropriation, or from earlier adjective (mid-15c.), or from Medieval Latin expropriatus, past participle of expropriare "to deprive of one's own." Related: Expropriated; expropriating.