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ex·pro·pri·ate

 (ĕk-sprō′prē-āt′)
tr.v. ex·pro·pri·at·ed, ex·pro·pri·at·ing, ex·pro·pri·ates
To take (a property) for public use.

[Medieval Latin expropriāre, expropriāt- : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin propriāre, to appropriate (from proprius, one's own; see proper).]

ex·pro′pri·a′tion n.
ex·pro′pri·a′tor n.
ex·pro′pri·a·to′ry (-ə-tôr′ē) adj.

expropriate

(ɛksˈprəʊprɪˌeɪt)
vb (tr)
(Law) to deprive (an owner) of (property), esp by taking it for public use. See also eminent domain
[C17: from Medieval Latin expropriāre to deprive of possessions, from proprius own]
exˈpropriable adj
exˌpropriˈation n
exˈpropriˌator n

ex•pro•pri•ate

(ɛksˈproʊ priˌeɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
1. to take possession of, esp. for public use.
2. to dispossess (a person) of ownership.
3. to take from another and use as one's own: expropriated ideas.
[1605–15; < Medieval Latin expropriātus, past participle of expropriāre to deprive of property = Latin ex- ex-1 + Medieval Latin propriāre to appropriate]
ex•pro′pri•a•ble (-ə bəl) adj.
ex•pro`pri•a′tion, n.
ex•pro′pri•a`tor, n.

expropriate


Past participle: expropriated
Gerund: expropriating

Imperative
expropriate
expropriate
Present
I expropriate
you expropriate
he/she/it expropriates
we expropriate
you expropriate
they expropriate
Preterite
I expropriated
you expropriated
he/she/it expropriated
we expropriated
you expropriated
they expropriated
Present Continuous
I am expropriating
you are expropriating
he/she/it is expropriating
we are expropriating
you are expropriating
they are expropriating
Present Perfect
I have expropriated
you have expropriated
he/she/it has expropriated
we have expropriated
you have expropriated
they have expropriated
Past Continuous
I was expropriating
you were expropriating
he/she/it was expropriating
we were expropriating
you were expropriating
they were expropriating
Past Perfect
I had expropriated
you had expropriated
he/she/it had expropriated
we had expropriated
you had expropriated
they had expropriated
Future
I will expropriate
you will expropriate
he/she/it will expropriate
we will expropriate
you will expropriate
they will expropriate
Future Perfect
I will have expropriated
you will have expropriated
he/she/it will have expropriated
we will have expropriated
you will have expropriated
they will have expropriated
Future Continuous
I will be expropriating
you will be expropriating
he/she/it will be expropriating
we will be expropriating
you will be expropriating
they will be expropriating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been expropriating
you have been expropriating
he/she/it has been expropriating
we have been expropriating
you have been expropriating
they have been expropriating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been expropriating
you will have been expropriating
he/she/it will have been expropriating
we will have been expropriating
you will have been expropriating
they will have been expropriating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been expropriating
you had been expropriating
he/she/it had been expropriating
we had been expropriating
you had been expropriating
they had been expropriating
Conditional
I would expropriate
you would expropriate
he/she/it would expropriate
we would expropriate
you would expropriate
they would expropriate
Past Conditional
I would have expropriated
you would have expropriated
he/she/it would have expropriated
we would have expropriated
you would have expropriated
they would have expropriated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.expropriate - deprive of possessions; "The Communist government expropriated the landowners"
deprive, divest, strip - take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets"

expropriate

verb (Formal) seize, take, appropriate, confiscate, assume, take over, take away, commandeer, requisition, arrogate The Bolsheviks expropriated the property of the landowners.

expropriate

verb
To take quick and forcible possession of:
Idiom: help oneself to.
Translations
vyvlastnit
pakkolunastaa

expropriate

[eksˈprəʊprɪeɪt] VTexpropiar

expropriate

[ɛkˈsprəʊprieɪt] vtexproprier

expropriate

vtenteignen

expropriate

[ɛksˈprəʊprɪˌeɪt] vtespropriare
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Allegedly, there are multiple mechanisms and fraudulent means which are used by the expropriators of land and resources from the scheduled areas.
In an interview in 1970 she was more explicit in her own preference for private rather than capitalist or socialist ownership of property than she had been in The Human Condition: "Our problem today is not how to expropriate the expropriators, but, rather, how to arrange matters so that the masses, dispossessed by industrial society in capitalist and socialist systems, can regain property" (Crisis 175).
Israelis should remember the claims filed by Jews against the expropriators of their property in Europe.
Lefebvre implies that May '68 was an attempt to make good on the failed promises of that earlier, partial liberation, which had succeeded in removing the foreign invader but not the national expropriators.