Eminent domain in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Eminent domain

a legal strategy that allows a federal or local government to seize private property for public use

Examples of Eminent domain in a sentence

Although the city officials cited eminent domain as their right to take the farmland, they still offered the owners a pretty penny for the seizure.  🔊

The legal strategy of eminent domain is becoming more common as land becomes scarce and the government wants to build more roadways.  🔊

Our state is considering changing eminent domain laws and allowing owners of the coveted property to have more of a say in what happens to their acres.  🔊

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