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confiscate

confiscate(
kan
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fih
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skeyt
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. confiscar
The teacher said she would confiscate our cellphones if we had them switched on in class.La profesora dijo que nos confiscaría los celulares si los teníamos encendidos en clase.
b. incautar
The judge confiscated her passport and forbade her to leave the country.El juez incautó su pasaporte y le prohibió salir del país.
c. decomisar
The police confiscated the eight kilograms of heroin found in the appartment.La policía decomisó los ocho kilos de heroína encontrados en el apartamento.
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confiscate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. confiscar
confiscate [ˈkɒnfɪskeɪt]
transitive verb
confiscar; incautarse de
to confiscate sth
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