Definitions for Sequestrationˌsi kwɛsˈtreɪ ʃən, sɪ kwɛs-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

se•ques•tra•tionˌsi kwɛsˈtreɪ ʃən, sɪ kwɛs-(n.)

  1. an act or instance of sequestering.

  2. the sequestering of property. confiscation or seizure.

    Category: Law

Origin of sequestration:

1350–1400; ME < LL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. segregation, sequestration(noun)

    the act of segregating or sequestering

    "sequestration of the jury"

  2. sequestration(noun)

    the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions

  3. sequestration(noun)

    a writ that authorizes the seizure of property

  4. sequestration, requisition(noun)

    seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized

Wiktionary

  1. sequestration(Noun)

    The process or act of sequestering.

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