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sequester meaning and definition

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Definition of sequester (verb)

  1. requisition forcibly, as of enemy property
    • "the estate was sequestered"
  2. take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
    • "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
    • synonyms: attach, confiscate, impound, seize
  3. undergo sequestration by forming a stable compound with an ion
    • "The cations were sequestered"
  4. keep away from others
  5. set apart from others
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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