Expropriation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌeksˌproʊpriˈeɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word expropriation
Brit.  |ɛksprəʊprɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word expropriation

noun

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

Examples

...the development of the colony involved expropriation of large tracts of fertile farmland from the natives...

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