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[mass noun] The right of a country at war to seize or destroy neutral property out of military necessity, provided that compensation is paid.
Late 19th century: from French angarie chore, imposition, from Italian or Latin angaria forced service, from Greek angareia, from angaros courier (being liable to serve as the King's messenger), from Persian.
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