expropriate

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expropriate /ɪkˈsproʊpriˌeɪt/ verb
expropriates; expropriated; expropriating
expropriate
/ɪkˈsproʊpriˌeɪt/
verb
expropriates; expropriated; expropriating
Learner's definition of EXPROPRIATE
[+ object] formal
: to take (someone's property) used especially when a government takes property for public use

— expropriation

/ɪkˌsproʊpriˈeɪʃən/ noun, plural expropriations [count, noncount]
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