adequate compensation

noun

  • Property Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • US Law

Definitions of adequate compensation

  • money paid for private property taken by the government for public use under the 5th Amendment to the US Constitution (= eminent domain)

    The lawsuit alleges the takeover was an illegal taking without just compensation that violated the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution.

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