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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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Where the land of an owner is expropriated, the compensation payable to the owner shall be based upon, (a) the market value of the land; (b) the damages attributable to disturbance; (c) damages for injurious affection; and (d) any special difficulties in relocation, but, where the market value is based upon a use of the land other than the existing use, no compensation shall be paid under clause (b) for damages attributable to disturbance that would have been incurred by the owner in using the land for such other use.
Article 20 of the Expropriation for Public Interest Law states the cost of expropriated properties and buildings should be evaluated by a committee.
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.
The development planned residential neighborhoods and an industrial zone with more land expropriated than needed for future use and to make Ma'ale Adummim a Jerusalem suburb.
Its assets and property can not be searched, confiscated, expropriated.
In June 2001 Riyadh expropriated both the pipeline and the terminal (see omt19IraqExprtMay9-05).
The property's ownership has been under dispute since the 1949 Communist revolution, when the government expropriated privately held lands.
As a result, Karstadt decided to withdraw its lawsuits in the remaining three property disputes, including the expropriated Jewish properties used by the Nazi dictator.
The government says it is ready to auction off the first two groups of the 27 sugar mills it expropriated in 2001.
Situated on a 32-acre property next to Highway 69-400, 'the Jolly' was expropriated by the Ontario government prior to the widening and four-laning of Highway 69 four years ago.
The Venezuelan Endogenous Paper Industry (Invepal) is an enormous paper factory recently expropriated by the government after a hard fought battle by 350 paper workers.
His father, Elias Khoury, is a well-known lawyer who had mounted legal challenges on behalf of Palestinians, claiming their land had been expropriated for Jewish settlements.
They may then be expropriated for not only everything they have but most of what they will ever earn, coerced into signing a confession, criminalized in ways they are powerless to avoid, and jailed indefinitely without trial.
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation had set out information packets about its political insurance policies, aimed at those firms worried about having their assets expropriated by the future Iraqi government.
On the other side of town, in Issawiya, an additional twenty-five dunams have recently been expropriated.