sequester - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] legal 

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/sɪˈkwestə(r)/
present tense
I/you/we/theysequester
he/she/itsequesters
present participlesequestering
past tensesequestered
past participlesequestered
  1. 1
    to keep a group of people, especially a jury in a court trial, apart from other people