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  1. sequestrate

    • IPA[ˈsiːkwəstreɪt]

    英式

    • v.
      take legal possession of (assets) until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met;take forcible possession of (something); confiscate
    • verb: sequestrate, 3rd person present: sequestrates, gerund or present participle: sequestrating, past tense: sequestrated, past participle: sequestrated

    • 釋義

    動詞

    • 1. take legal possession of (assets) until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met the power of courts to sequestrate the assets of unions
    • take forcible possession of (something); confiscate in November 1956 the property was sequestrated by the authorities
    • legally place (the property of a bankrupt) in the hands of a trustee for division among the creditors a trustee in a sequestrated estate
    • declare (someone) bankrupt two more poll tax rebels were sequestrated
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    • IPA[ˈsēkwəˌstrāt]

    美式

    • v.
      another term for sequester

    Oxford American Dictionary