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American English: /ˌɛksˈproʊpriˌeɪt/
British English: /ɪksˈprəʊprɪeɪt/
, /ɛksˈprəʊprɪeɪt/

Translation of expropriate in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • The state or a competent body or organ authorised by law may expropriate property in the public interest subject to the payment of just compensation.
    • There, a family alleged that its property was expropriated by the Egyptian government in 1977 and then, in 1993, sold to Coca Cola.
    • Governments expropriate private property all the time, and they always have.
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