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  1. sequester

    • IPA[səˈkwestər]

    美式

    • v.
      isolate or hide away;take legal possession of (assets) until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met
    • n.
      a general cut in government spending
    • verb: sequester, 3rd person present: sequesters, gerund or present participle: sequestering, past tense: sequestered, past participle: sequestered

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    動詞

    • 1. isolate or hide away Tiberius was sequestered on an island the jurors had been sequestered since Monday 同義詞 isolate oneself, hide oneself away, shut oneself away, seclude oneself, cut/shut oneself off, ... 更多
    • 2. take legal possession of (assets) until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met the power of courts to sequester the assets of unions
    • take forcible possession of (something); confiscate rebel property was sequestered and a military government installed
    • legally place (the property of a bankrupt) in the hands of a trustee for division among the creditors a trustee in a sequestered estate
    • 3. form a chelate or other stable compound with (an ion, atom, or molecule) so that it is no longer available for reactions non-precipitating water softeners use complex phosphates to sequester calcium and magnesium ions the organic sequestering agent EDTA

    名詞

    • 1. US a general cut in government spending if the budget deal hadn't gone through, there would have been a sequester of at least $100 billion
    • adj.
      (of a place) isolated and hidden away: a wild sequestered spot

    Oxford Dictionary

    • adj.
      (of a place) isolated and hidden away: a wild sequestered spot

    Oxford American Dictionary

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    • IPA[sɪˈkwɛstə]

    英式

    • v.
      isolate or hide away: she is sequestered in deepest Dorset the artist sequestered himself in his studio for two years
    • n.
      a general cut in government spending: if the budget deal hadn't gone through, there would have been a sequester of at least $100 billion

    Oxford Dictionary

  2. 知識+

    • 英文句子解讀

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    • where的問題

      ...jury tampering charge stems from a scheme to infiltrate the hotel where sequestered jurors stayed during late mob boss John Gotti's...

    • 其下列英文字的不同之處

      ...=無鄰居的... cloistral= (修道院的) 遁世 lorn= (古) 孤寂而悽涼的, 古代人用多 sequestered=動詞, 過去式, 雖然也可以用來當形容詞, 但是個用動作來表示的形容詞, 使自己...