expropriate

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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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"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." (47)
Article 20 of the Expropriation for Public Interest Law states the cost of expropriated properties and buildings should be evaluated by a committee.
"More than 1,600 properties were expropriated and 614 of them were removed during this stage that was approved a year ago.
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.
Israel expropriated land for Ma'ale Adummim to make it an integral part of Jerusalem.
government panel studying the issue put the value of Cuba's expropriated U.S.
"We reject the principle that our land is expropriated to build more roads," he said.
Its assets and property can not be searched, confiscated, expropriated.
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.
A total of 50,197 homes had been built for the Jewish population on the expropriated land and none for Palestinians, ACRI said.
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.
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.