condemnor
noun see condemn

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • condemnor — n. A governmental or semi public entity that has condemned, or has the power to condemn, private property. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • condemnor — See condemnable. * * * …   Universalium

  • condemnor — con·demn·or …   English syllables

  • condemnor — noun see condemner …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eminent domain — (United States), compulsory purchase (United Kingdom, New Zealand, Ireland), resumption/compulsory acquisition (Australia), or expropriation (South Africa and Canada) is an action of the state to seize a citizen s private property, expropriate… …   Wikipedia

  • condemn — transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French condempner, from Latin condemnare, from com + damnare to condemn more at damn Date: 14th century 1. to declare to be reprehensible, wrong, or evil usually after weighing evidence and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Just compensation — is required to be paid by the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (and counterpart state constitutions) when private property is taken (or in some states, damaged) for public use. For reasons of expedience, courts have been generally using… …   Wikipedia

  • condemn — condemnable /keuhn dem neuh beuhl/, adj. condemnably, adv. condemner /keuhn dem euhr/, condemnor /keuhn dem euhr, keuhn dem nawr /, n. condemningly, adv. /keuhn dem /, v.t. 1. to express an unfavorable or adverse judgment on; indicate strong… …   Universalium

  • just compensation — Compensation which is fair to both the owner and the public when property is taken for public use through condemnation (eminent domain). Consideration is taken of such criteria as the cost of reproducing the property, its market value, and the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • just compensation — Compensation which is fair to both the owner and the public when property is taken for public use through condemnation (eminent domain). Consideration is taken of such criteria as the cost of reproducing the property, its market value, and the… …   Black's law dictionary

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