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synonyms for confiscation

  • appropriation
  • expropriation
  • arrogation
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How to use confiscation in a sentence

Anti-state charges remain common across the globeKurdish journalist Dindar Karataş was detained and his equipment confiscated in November in the eastern city of Van.
JOURNALISTS FACED NEW THREATS IN 2020. THESE 10 AND COUNTLESS OTHERS DESERVE JUSTICELBELANGER225JANUARY 4, 2021FORTUNE
The Baltimore law firm went to court to challenge the search, saying thousands of electronic files unrelated to the investigation were confiscated.
TWO PROMINENT MD. LAWYERS ACCUSED OF CONSPIRING TO BLOCK FEDERAL MONEY LAUNDERING INVESTIGATIONANN MARIMOWDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
One FDA study found that 85 percent of confiscated drugs that were supposedly imported from Canada were actually manufactured in 27 other countries.
IMPORTING DRUGS ENDANGERS LIVESEARL D. FOWLKES JR.DECEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Methamphetamine seizures rose 41 percent, heroin was up 181 percent and CBP confiscated 300 percent more fentanyl than in October 2019, he said.
IMMIGRATION ARRESTS ALONG THE MEXICO BORDER SURGED AGAIN IN OCTOBERNICK MIROFFNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFISCATION

  • confiscation
  • embezzlement
  • expropriation
  • grab
  • misappropriation
  • pilfering
  • seizure
  • takeover
  • taking
  • usurpation
  • allotments
  • allowances
  • apportionments
  • assignments
  • budgets
  • concessions
  • donations
  • funding
  • givings
  • grants
  • provisions
  • setting aparts
  • sponsorings
  • stipends
  • stipulations
  • subsidies
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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