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  1. expropriate

    • IPA[ˌeksˈprōprēˌāt]


    • v.
      (especially of the state) take away (property) from its owner;dispossess (someone) of property
    • verb: expropriate, 3rd person present: expropriates, gerund or present participle: expropriating, past tense: expropriated, past participle: expropriated

    • 釋義


    • 1. (especially of the state) take away (property) from its owner government plans to expropriate farmland
    • dispossess (someone) of property the land reform expropriated the Irish landlords
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    • IPA[ɪkˈsprəʊprɪeɪt]


    • v.
      (of the state or an authority) take (property) from its owner for public use or benefit: their assets were expropriated by the government

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