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synonyms for preemption

  • appropriation
  • arrogation
  • assumption
  • infringement
  • seizure
  • taking
  • commandeering
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How to use preemption in a sentence

Allergan this month filed a motion asking the court to have the litigation dismissed on the grounds of federal preemption, a legal argument that individual lawsuits can’t be filed over medical devices the FDA has already approved.
THREE MORE WOMEN HAVE DIED FROM CANCER LINKED TO ALLERGAN’S RECALLED BREAST IMPLANTS, FDA SAYSMARIA ASPANAUGUST 24, 2020FORTUNE
He therefore used his preemption right and occupied one hundred and sixty acres of land on what is now Eureka Flats.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
Here he took up a preemption claim of one hundred and sixty acres, subsequently commuted this and then took up a homestead.
LYMAN'S HISTORY OF OLD WALLA WALLA COUNTY, VOL. 2 (OF 2)WILLIAM DENISON LYMAN
Preemption may become a more realistic option along the lines of Israel's strikes against Syria's nuclear reactors in 1982.
SHOCK AND AWEHARLAN K. ULLMAN
These settlement and preemption rights were almost inseparable, as the latter was dependent upon the former.
THE JOURNAL OF NEGRO HISTORY, VOLUME 3, 1918VARIOUS
Thus were measures taken to let the privileged persons have the benefit of their preemption.
CHAMBERS'S EDINBURGH JOURNAL VOL. XVII. NO. 418. NEW SERIES.WILLIAM AND ROBERT CHAMBERS
His preemption claim had therefore expired by operation of law long before the creation of this reserve.
MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF WILLIAM MCKINLEY V.2.WILLIAM MCKINLEY
Mr. Redstone's preemption declaratory statement was filed April 6, 1889, and alleged settlement upon the same day.
MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF WILLIAM MCKINLEY V.2.WILLIAM MCKINLEY
The bill creates an unjust distinction between persons claiming the benefit of the preemption laws.
A COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTSJAMES D. RICHARDSON
He took up a preemption and built him a little log house 12×16.
TREES, FRUITS AND FLOWERS OF MINNESOTA, 1916VARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO PREEMPTION

  • appropriation
  • confiscation
  • encroachment
  • preemption
  • seizure
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