expropriator

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Etymology[edit]

expropriate +‎ -or

Noun[edit]

expropriator (plural expropriators)

  1. Agent noun of expropriate; one who expropriates.
    • 2007, Susan Rose-Ackerman, International Handbook on the Economics of Corruption, page 235:
      If the expropriators of today can subsequently purchase protection at a price that allows them to avoid further expropriation, the period of primitive accumulation could lead to an emerging capitalism.

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