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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

A pending state preemption bill in the Pennsylvania legislature, for example, would limit Philadelphia’s ability to encourage energy efficiency and electrification.
AN “ATTACK ON AMERICAN CITIES” IS FREEZING CLIMATE ACTION IN ITS TRACKSREBECCA LEBERSEPTEMBER 29, 2021VOX
The map below, from a 2020 briefing for an American Gas Association board meeting, shows where members of the trade group campaigned for preemption laws.
AN “ATTACK ON AMERICAN CITIES” IS FREEZING CLIMATE ACTION IN ITS TRACKSREBECCA LEBERSEPTEMBER 29, 2021VOX
States are increasingly using preemption as a partisan tool that prevents any regulation on a given issue.
AN “ATTACK ON AMERICAN CITIES” IS FREEZING CLIMATE ACTION IN ITS TRACKSREBECCA LEBERSEPTEMBER 29, 2021VOX
As governors and legislatures have gone red, preemption has helped them achieve “deregulation without replacement,” says Richard Briffault, a Columbia Law School professor who studies local governance.
AN “ATTACK ON AMERICAN CITIES” IS FREEZING CLIMATE ACTION IN ITS TRACKSREBECCA LEBERSEPTEMBER 29, 2021VOX
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
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PREEMPTION

  • appropriation
  • confiscation
  • encroachment
  • preemption
  • seizure
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.