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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Late Latin
Origin: sequestrare; SEQUESTER

sequestrate

verb
     
Related topics: Loans
se‧ques‧trate also se‧ques‧ter [transitive usually passive] British English formal
BFL to take property away from the person it belongs to because they have not paid their debts
sequestration noun [uncountable and countable]

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