expropriation expropriation  /ˌɛks ˌproʊ pri ˈeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) taking out of an owner's hands (especially taking property by public authority)

Usage(s):

  1. Regulations do exist governing expropriation, but they are often not followed.
  2. Unless compelled by the hostility of sabotage, we prefer control to expropriation.
  3. They fight shy of mentioning just how much the expropriation cost Mexico.

News

  1. Repsol board to study YPF offer - source

    MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish oil major Repsol's (REP.MC) board will this week study a non-cash compensation offer from Argentina over the expropriation of its majority stake in energy firm YPF (YPFD.BA), ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Repsol board to study YPF compensation offer - source

    MADRID (Reuters) - Spanish oil major Repsol's (REP.MC) board will study a non-cash compensation offer from Argentina on Wednesday over the expropriation of its majority stake in energy firm YPF (YPFD.BA), ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. ANC Treasurer General Mathews Phosa told a poverty conference in Pretoria: "As you know we thought deeply about the Expropriation Bill and we, after serious considerations, felt that it would not be the correct instrument to speed up the acquisition...
    on Aug 29, 2008 By: Mathews Phosa Source: The Times

  2. "Israel will continue to honour our commitments. There will be no new settlements, there will be no expansion of existing settlements and there will be no expropriation of land for settlement construction," Regev said.
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Mark Regev Source: Reuters India

  3. "At midnight we are going to take operational control of Cemex's installations and from that moment the expropriation decree takes effect," said Energy Minister Rafael Ramirez, who oversaw the takeover process.
    on Aug 18, 2008 By: Rafael Ramirez Source: Reuters

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