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addaword.gifdefinition of sequester

noun
the sequester (short for 'sequestration process') is a series of cuts in the US federal budget, which are imposed automatically if certain spending targets are not met
The debate over the sequester has dominated Washington for much of the last month.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 27/02/2013 11:25:00
Definition of sequester from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

pre-cation

a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job

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