EXPROPRIATE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EXPROPRIATE
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 v.  take possession of; transfer another's property to oneself
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1  He questioned the government's right to expropriate his land to create a wildlife preserve.
2  An international court ruled that Russia owes shareholders of the now-defunct oil giant Yukos more than $50 billion for what it described as the Kremlin's "devious and calculated expropriation" of assets designed to bankrupt the firm.