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English noun: gaining control

1. gaining control (act) the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property

Synonymscapture, seizure

Broader (hypernym)acquiring, getting

Narrower (hyponym)apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, conquering, conquest, enslavement, pinch, subjection, subjugation, taking into custody, usurpation

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