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  1. sequestration

    • IPA[ˌsēkwəˈstrāSH(ə)n]

    美式

    • n.
      the action of taking legal possession of assets until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met;the action of taking forcible possession of something; confiscation
    • noun: sequestration, plural noun: sequestrations

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    名詞

    • 1. the action of taking legal possession of assets until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met if such court injunctions are ignored, sequestration of trade union assets will follow
    • the action of taking forcible possession of something; confiscation they demanded the sequestration of the incriminating correspondence
    • an act of declaring someone bankrupt in Scotland there were 1,908 sequestrations of individuals
    • the action of making a general cut in government spending the measure brings the federal budget closer to sequestration
    • 2. the action of sequestering a substance carbon sequestration
    • n.
      a natural or artificial process by which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere and held ...

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • n.
      a natural or artificial process by which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere and held ...

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[ˌsiːkwəˈstreɪʃn]

    英式

    • n.
      the action of sequestrating or taking legal possession of assets: if such court injunctions are ignored, sequestration of trade union assets will follow

    Oxford Dictionary