sequester: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (si-kwes'tur), [key]
- to remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement; seclude.
- to remove or separate.
- to remove (property) temporarily from the possession of the owner; seize and hold, as the property and income of a debtor, until legal claims are satisfied.
- to requisition, hold, and control (enemy property).
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