Definition of "expropriation"
  1. The act of a government authority seizing private property, typically for public use
How to use "expropriation" in a sentence
  1. The government faced public outcry following the expropriation of local farmland for highway construction.
  2. My family's land was subject to expropriation for the airport expansion project.
  3. After the expropriation of several historic properties, the town center transformed into a public park.

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