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dis puh zes

  • v  deprive of the possession of real estate

  • Last week Tijuanans had to face up to the hard fact that a big land company held legal title to almost the entire cityand technically could dispossess some 22,000 Tijuana .
  • Said Minister Bidault: "We cannot tolerate that anyone should try to dispossess France of her sovereignty of certain territories.
  • As a champion of the poor, says Brandon, Jesus went so far as to lead an abortive raid on the Temple treasury to dispossess its money-hungry directors.

  • Steve Coppell in FOXSports.com
    Coppell said: "He is a top-quality player. He is graceful and is a lot stronger than he looks in possession - he is difficult to dispossess. We have got to do better against him. It is up to the individuals who are marking him to do an effective...
  • David Ben-Gurion in Dissident Voice
    In 1937 Ben-Gurion wrote to his adolescent son: "We must expel the Arabs and take their places ...... and ...... if we have to use force -- not to dispossess the Arabs ...... but to guarantee our own right to settle in those places -- then we have...
  • Ronnie Kasrils in Socialist Worker Online
    Apartheid was an extension of the colonial project to dispossess people of their land,said South African cabinet minister Ronnie Kasrils during a visit to Jerusalem. "That is exactly what has happened in Israel and the Occupied...

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