Translation of expropriation in Spanish:


expropiación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌɛksˌproʊpriˈeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ɛksprəʊprɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/

See Spanish definition of expropiación


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    expropiación feminine
    • The decree provided for the expropriation of church land and buildings.
    • The legality of any such expropriation, nationalization or comparable measure and the amount of compensation shall be subject to review by due process of law.
    • The expropriation of property is a familiar scenario.
    • They claim that state regulatory actions amount to expropriation of their assets.
    • There was no question of a massive expropriation of noble estates, even with compensation.
    • The compensation mentioned in paragraph 1 of this Article shall be equivalent to the value of the expropriated investments immediately before the expropriation is made.
    • The expropriation occurred when the project was not yet in operation and had yet to generate revenue.
    • This occurred in the context of reforms, including land redistribution, expanded rural education, and the expropriation of the oil industry.
    • This bill will cement in place a disgraceful set of transactions - namely, expropriation of property rights.
    • In much of the third world, poverty can be directly linked to the expropriation of resources during colonial periods.