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compulsory purchase order noun


a means available to certain governmental authorities to get land without the consent (=approval or wish) of the owner
On 7 April 2014 the council's cabinet resolved to make a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to assist in assembling the land needed to implement the scheme.

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