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Definition of sequestration noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sequestration

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌsiːkwəˈstreɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsiːkwəˈstreɪʃn//
 
[uncountable, countable] (law)
 
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the act of taking control of somebody's property or assets until a debt has been paid the sequestration of assets