Translation of commandeer in Spanish:

commandeer

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːmənˈdɪr; ˌkɒmənˈdɪə(r)/

vt

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] [vehicle/building/supplies] requisar; [personnel] reclutar (por la fuerza)
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    • It reopened to the public… after it was commandeered two years ago for a US military base.
    • Chandler and his control team were commandeering juggernauts to block off the dock piers one at a time.
    • These laws already give police sweeping powers to take control of services and commandeer buildings and equipment.
    1.2 (take arbitrarily) apropiarse (de)
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    • So, after some plotting, the pair commandeer an ice cream truck and hit the road with granny chilling in the freezer.
    • On January 8, 1880, a group of over 150 miners commandeered a train and forced the conductor to take them to Hawks Nest without pay.
    • The second incident occurred on the same day when a vehicle was commandeered by a group of nine refugees who forced their way into the vehicle.

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