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Synonyms for expropriate

Synonyms for expropriate

to take quick and forcible possession of

Words related to expropriate

deprive of possessions

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Prior to the Elon Moreh ruling, the Israeli High Court held that expropriating Occupied Territory private property for a security or civilian settlement was prohibited under international law (the Hague Convention), while temporary requisitioning was legal.
The Tokyo High Court on Thursday overturned a lower court ruling that barred the Tokyo metropolitan government from expropriating land in Akiruno, rejecting landowners' demand for annulment of the planned expropriation and the withdrawal of state approval for a project to construct an expressway interchange on the land.
Even then the mobs that attacked and despoiled Jews were often led by nobles and higher clergy who saw opportunities for expropriating property or evading repayment of debts to Jewish creditors.
If the war,as the peace movement said, was about expropriating Iraq's oil and everything else the nation possesses, then how can we be a stab ilising force for peace?
CORRECTION: For liberals, being humane is to be adept at expropriating and redistributing other people's wealth.
Farmers have also staged demonstrations to protest the government order expropriating their land for the new airport.