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  1. distrain

    • IPA[dɪˈstreɪn]

    英式

    • v.
      seize (someone's property) in order to obtain payment of rent or other money owed;seize the property of (someone) in order to obtain payment of money owed
    • verb: distrain, 3rd person present: distrains, gerund or present participle: distraining, past tense: distrained, past participle: distrained

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. seize (someone's property) in order to obtain payment of rent or other money owed legislation has restricted the right to distrain goods found upon the premises
    • seize the property of (someone) in order to obtain payment of money owed the Crown applied political pressure by distraining debtors
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    • IPA[dəˈstrān]

    美式

    • v.
      seize (someone's property) to obtain payment of rent or other money owed: legislation has restricted the right to distrain goods found on the premises

    Oxford American Dictionary