condemnation

Definition

The legal seizure of property by a government authority for public use, through the powers of eminent domain, in exchange for fair market value.

Use condemnation in a sentence

After neighbors began to complain of unpleasant smells and noises in the apartment next door, the unit was declared unfit for occupancy by the city and was tagged for condemnation.

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