expropriate expropriate  /ɛks ˈproʊ pri ˌeɪt/


  • (v) deprive of possessions


  • To the dismay and fury of the farmers, the government began to expropriate their land without offering any compensation.


  • This Is The Way The HFT Dominance Ends: Not With A Bang But A Merger

    When everyone was throwing computing power at the 'momentum igniting', "can't lose", HFT-driven algo-trading world, it is perhaps little wonder that the opportunity to expropriate profits from an ever-decreasing pool of real money traders dwindles like a convertible arbitrage hedge fund in the 90s. Perhaps it was the writing on the wall we noted in February when GETCO's money-printing machine ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge


  1. "We may have some disagreement on what that structure should be. But he will not try to unilaterally expropriate all of the lawmaking to the executive branch. The point is that it's done with open debate, and Congress has to pass it," Schumer...
    on Oct 14, 2007 By: Charles Schumer Source: Forbes

  2. "We have no intention to build new settlements and to expropriate land for new settlements," Mr Netanyahu said at Bar-Ilan University near Tel Aviv. "But there is a need to allow settlers to lead normal lives, to allow mothers and fathers to...
    on Jun 14, 2009 By: Benjamin Netanyahu Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. In 1895, Theodore Herzl, the founder of political Zionism, wrote in his diary: "We must expropriate gently the private property on the state assigned to us. We shall try to spirit the penniless population across the border by procuring employment...
    on Feb 12, 2006 By: Theodor Herzl Source: Swans

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