Perhaps most controversially, HKND is authorized to expropriate land wherever it wants.
That way, if Maduro o un revergo de esos comes to expropriate me, they can take the farm.
Iraq is now a sovereign state and its power to expropriate Camp Ashraf, after paying appropriate compensation, cannot be doubted.
1610s, back-formation from expropriation, or from earlier adjective (mid-15c.), or from Medieval Latin expropriatus, past participle of expropriare "to deprive of one's own." Related: Expropriated; expropriating.