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Confiscation meaning

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confiscation - examples of usage

  1. Nothing, say the advocates of confiscation; we have changed the form of exploitation, but the substance of it remains the same. - "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
  2. Southern states have been warned that they could not afford the depreciation of real estate values, of rents, and of business that would surely follow the " confiscation of capital" and " interference with personal liberty." - "Civics and Health", William H. Allen.
  3. The war was now becoming unpopular with far- sighted Frenchmen precisely because its success plainly tended towards this issue; and, in addition, the formation of such a kingdom, by implying the confiscation of the Papal territories, was most distasteful to his Catholic subjects, with whom Napoleon already stood badly and wished to stand better. - "Lady-John-Russell", MacCarthy, Desmond.
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