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expropriate (something) from (someone or something)

To take or seize something from someone or something. This is our family's land—those greedy developers can't just expropriate it from us! My client is claiming that the defendant expropriated funds from her for his own campaign.
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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 panel, however, proposed the tweaking of the expropriation bill be finalised by the end of 2019.
The expropriation of land is provided by the Agricultural (Commercial) Land Reform Act of 1995," he says.
That has led to a renewed clamour for expropriation without compensation.
Due to the lack of guidance for applying treaty standards with respect to first-generation BITs, the application of customary international law by tribunals serves to clarify the scope of indirect expropriation. (25) Tribunals have asserted the doctrine of police powers to discern the difference between indirect expropriation and the state's legitimate regulatory measures.
"The ANC will, through the parliamentary process, finalize a proposed amendment to the constitution that outlines more clearly the conditions under which expropriation of land without compensation can be effected," he (https://www.dw.com/en/south-africas-anc-to-try-to-change-constitution-to-allow-seizing-land/a-44903160) said.
The court held that the provincial government of Camarines Sur is not the right party-in-interest to pursue the expropriations of the affected lands, which the owners, mostly farmers, are protesting for lack of lawful process.
Expropriation of minority shareholders' interest is linked in terms of related party transaction.
He also said the former president is being targeted for speaking out in support of radical economic transformation and expropriation of land without compensation.
Your editorial (Cyprus Mail, December 21) regarding the expropriation of deposits from the Bank of Cyprus during the financial crisis states that this was "harsh" but "the only sensible thing to do".
PNN/ Bethlehem/ The legal advisor to the Israeli occupation government has approved the expropriation of a land that is a private property in the West Bank in order to use them for settlement expansion.
The district court denied Hungary's motion, concluding that the expropriation exception applies to the Herzog family's claims and that jurisdiction is not inconsistent with agreements between the United States and Hungary.
International Investment Law and Water Resources Management: An Appraisal of Indirect Expropriation
ABSTRACT: The authors discuss the comparative law of expropriation, particularly as exercised by school boards in Ontario and Michigan They suggest that the sweeping authority given to governments in Ontario to expropriate land should be reviewed and subjected to a stricter legal standard, possibly through a constitutionalization of a right to private property in Canada.
Previous literature mainly investigates how to curtail controlling shareholders' capital expropriation from Principal-Principal theory, which views expropriation as the results of formal institution void, ownership concentration, and informal institutions (Young et al., 2008; Dharwadkar et al., 2000; Sa and Rocha, 2012).