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Meaning of SEQUESTRATION

Pronunciation:  `seekwes'treyshun

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized
  2. [n]  the act of segregating or sequestering; "sequestration of the jury"
  3. [n]  a writ that authorizes the seizure of property
  4. [n]  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
 

SEQUESTRATION is a 13 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: requisition, segregation
 
 Antonyms: desegregation, integrating, integration
 
 See Also: appropriation, chemical action, chemical change, chemical process, judicial writ, separation, writ

 

 

 

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