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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Taking out of an owner's hands (especially taking property by public authority).

Usage examples (36)
  • There continues, as well, a certain expropriation of aspects of a generic “Latin” culture – the mojito/fajita craze as one example.
  • In Germany I believe they call it "expropriation" - at least that's what wiki has for Germany on the subject.
  • Last Sunday's term was expropriation, which is defined as:
  • Call a spade a spade; call expropriation a ten-ton ice pick. supposed hijacking of a multi-billion rand manganese holding company, for more
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