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Categories: Eminent domain, Legal doctrines and principles, Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica with Wikisource reference
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eminent domain
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The right of the state to take private property for public use; the Fifth Amendment that was added to the Constitution of the United States requires that just compensation be made WordNet 3.0
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The right of the state to take private property for public use; the Fifth Amendment that was added to the Constitution of the United States requires that just compensation be made WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
Eminent domain, land acquisition, compulsory purchase, resumption, resumption/compulsory acquisition, or expropriation is the power of a state, provincial, or national government to take private property for public use. Wikipedia
The power of a state to acquire private property without the owner's consent Wikipedia Disambiguation
The power of a state or a national government to take private property for public use Wikidata
The right of a government over the private property within its jurisdiction. Usually invoked to compel land owners to sell their property in preparation for a major construction project such as a freeway. Wiktionary
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The city council used eminent domain to make me sell my store. Wiktionary