Definitions for confiscation
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word confiscation
seizure by the government
The act or process of confiscating.
the act or process of taking property or condemning it to be taken, as forfeited to the public use
Origin: [L. confiscatio.]
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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Once in possession of solid evidence, we will initiate confiscation procedures according to the law.
This validates what the NRA has said all along, the real goal of gun control supporters is gun confiscation.
They wage different wars, there is direct war through confiscation and censorship. There is an indirect siege on the paper's resources.
How guaranteed is your investment? Are you sure that you can make profits? Are you sure that there will be no confiscation of your industry?
In all cases, the Dominican Republic should take measures adequate to prevent the risk of statelessness and the discriminatory confiscation of documents.
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