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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Deprive of possessions.

Usage examples (38)
  • This contrasts with the political argument of the far-left, to expropriate from the rich to serve the “base”, the working class.
  • "expropriate" resources and energies of OTHER people and try to subject other cultures to do
  • So, you need those resources even when you expropriate.
  • "I do not want to expropriate or confiscate any assets," Morales said. for more
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