confiscaban they confiscated
The word confiscaban is the imperfect form of confiscar in the third person plural. See the full confiscar conjugation.
confiscar
confiscar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to confiscate
Algunos bancos tienen el poder de confiscar los ahorros de los clientes para saldar la deuda.Some banks have the power to confiscate customers' savings to recoup their debt.
b. to seize
La policía confiscó una tonelada de cigarrillos de contrabando en un camión que intentaba salir del puerto.The police seized a ton of contraband cigarettes from a truck which was trying to leave the port.
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confiscar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to confiscate
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confiscar
transitive verb
to confiscate
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