Definitions for confiscation

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  1. confiscation, arrogation(noun)

    seizure by the government

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  1. confiscation(Noun)

    The act or process of confiscating.

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  1. Confiscation(noun)

    the act or process of taking property or condemning it to be taken, as forfeited to the public use

  2. Origin: [L. confiscatio.]

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  1. Confiscation

    Confiscation, from the Latin confiscatio 'joining to the fiscus, i.e. transfer to the treasury' is a legal seizure without compensation by a government or other public authority. The word is also used, popularly, of spoliation under legal forms, or of any seizure of property without adequate compensation.

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