sequester

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sequester(
sih
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kwehs
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tuhr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to isolate)
a. aislar
The judge gave the order to sequester the jury.El juez dio la orden de aislar al jurado.
2. (legal)
a. secuestrar
The sheriff sequestered the property pursuant to the court order.El sheriff secuestró la propiedad conforme a la orden judicial.
b. confiscar
The dictator sequestered the property of his political enemies.El dictador confiscó las propiedades de sus enemigos políticos.
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sequester [sɪˈkwestəʳ]
transitive verb
1 (isolate, shut up) aislar
2 (Jur) [+property] secuestrar; confiscar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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