sequestration

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sequestration /ˌsiːkwəˈstreɪʃən/ noun
sequestration
/ˌsiːkwəˈstreɪʃən/
noun
Learner's definition of SEQUESTRATION
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US : the act of keeping a person or group apart from other people or the state of being kept apart from other people
chiefly British, law : the act of taking someone's property until a debt has been paid