sequestrate - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] legal 

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/ˈsiːkwəˌstreɪt/
present tense
I/you/we/theysequestrate
he/she/itsequestrates
present participlesequestrating
past tensesequestrated
past participlesequestrated
  1. to take someone’s property away from them until they pay the money that they owe

derived word

sequestration

 

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/ˌsiːkwəˈstreɪʃ(ə)n/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularsequestration
pluralsequestrations