Definition of "expropriations" [expropriations]

  • Plural form of expropriation. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "expropriations" in a sentence
  • "Negotiating territorial concessions while continually expanding the framework for territorial expropriations is not a framework for success."
  • "Though Lenin eventually condemned the armed bands he secretly directed them in their proletarian "expropriations", a widespread and popular activity in Italy of the 1970s and 80s and always a harbinger of revolt, rebellion and revolution."
  • "Sinaloa's Secretary of Tourism (successful), Coahuila's Attorney General (the restaurant at which he was dining with a Texas mayor was sprayed with automatic weapon fire), and a Baja California finance undersecretary (hung by the neck from a Tijuana freeway overpass) - suggest revolutionary retribution in a year that marks the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution in which jitters of new uprisings are legion - January 1st was welcomed in with anarchist bombs, sabotage, and "expropriations" in Mexico City and Tijuana on the northern border."