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em·i·nent do·main

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  1. eminent domainnoun

    Synonyms:
    compulsory purchase

  2. eminent domainnoun

    (US) The right of a government over the lands within its jurisdiction. Usually invoked to compel land owners to sell their property in preparation for a major construction project such as a freeway.

    Synonyms:
    compulsory purchase

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eminent domainnoun

    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

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  1. Jeb Bush:

    What Donald Trump did was use eminent domain to try to take the property of an elderly woman on the strip in Atlantic City. That is not public purpose. That is downright wrong.

  2. Ron McClain:

    We understand and are sensitive to the issues surrounding the potential use of eminent domain, which is rarely used.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Do you see the negative ads now, all phony ads, those ads are paid for by lobbyists … those ads, they have them on eminent domain, all sorts of stuff.

  4. Jeb Bush:

    What Donald Trump did was use eminent domain to try to take the property of an elderly woman on the strip in Atlantic City, that is not public purpose. That is down right wrong.

  5. Donald Trump:

    Eminent domain -- when it comes to jobs, roads, the public good -- I think it's a wonderful thing, i fully understand the conservative approach, but I don't think it was explained to most conservatives.

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