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expropriate

something (from someone or something) (for someone or something) to seize something from someone or something for someone or something. The government expropriated the land from the peasants for an airfield. They expropriated land for a highway. They expropriated land from the farmers.
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The State, Land and Real Estate Authority is the governmental body that expropriated Faraj's land.
A Catholic spokesman said that the Church wants safeguards to prevent the State of Israel from taking any of her property, as well as returning properties to the Church that Israel expropriated over the past sixty three years.
If a piece of land is expropriated for a particular use, it cannot be used for any other purpose, so a land earmarked for a primary school cannot then be used for a university instead.
The State Department is acting according to the Helms-Burton Act, which penalizes companies from any country doing business with assets expropriated by the Cuban revolution after January 1959.
These expropriated properties will be sold by NORA, with proceeds going back into the fund for further acquisitions.
These violations occurred when the Mexican Government expropriated resort homes and infrastructure improvements at a resort development, known as the Baja Beach and Tennis Club, located near the City of Ensenada, in Baja California, Mexico.
This letter, along with other title documents, including a Presidential decree by which the federal government essentially expropriated the property, was then used to entice American consumers to invest approximately $50 million and build over 400 vacation homes.
Generali believes that this issue should indeed be pursued at the international level, so as to identify those who properly bear the financial responsibility to Holocaust victims and their heirs for insurance assets which were unfairly expropriated.
When the property was expropriated in 1988, Wickett & Craig received an interim payment of approximately $3.
Petersburg which was expropriated after the revolution but is still in use.
Golden Hill and Mill City are neither active in any expropriated property or assets of any kind in Cuba nor do any of their corporate representatives have any dealings with any expropriated property or assets.
US $2 Billion Lawsuit Claims Petrotrin Expropriated Assets in Joint Venture Company, World GTL Trinidad Limited
Cuba must pay the United States $6 billion in compensation for expropriated businesses and property before Washington lifts the trade embargo, a U.
In 1977, another 194 hectares were taken for future use plus 200 expropriated for roads and infrastructure.
Israel's supreme court has ordered the military to allow Palestinians to travel on part of a major highway that runs through expropriated Palestinian land in the West Bank.