sequestration

[ see-kwes-trey-shuh n, si-kwes- ]SEE DEFINITION OF sequestration
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All that he asked for was sequestration from Oliver and his associates.

Listen: in the first place, he puts you under a sort of sequestration.

Moreover the first step at sequestration had been actually taken.

One plan for raising money was the sequestration of Church property.

The impolicy and immorality of sequestration have been dwelt on.

After so much company, I can't relish the idea of sequestration!

The sequestration of my books is more mortifying to me than any other stroke.

"That would mean the sequestration of our claims," said Ingleby.

The Council at once adopted the plan, and appointed a Commissioner of Sequestration.

The time for repayment of the loan was drawing near, and the sequestration with it.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Late Latin sequestrationem (nominative sequestratio) "a depositing," noun of action from past participle stem of Latin sequestrare (see sequester).

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