Jan 11 , 2016

Tampa School of Real Estate

Eminent Domain

Definition:  The right of government (both state and federal), public corporations, public utilities and public service corporations to take private property with just compensation for a necessary public use.

Pronunciation:  \ˈe-mə-nənt\ \dō-ˈmān, də-\

Used in a Sentence:   The state took the homes by eminent domain to build the new road.

 

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