- The reason for this is simple-the union's funds would have been sequestrated.
- This was crucially important, as when the funds of the union were sequestrated, the support groups were independent of the union and their funds could not be touched.
- A legal attack was waged against the union, during which there were repeated efforts to sequestrate its assets.
Late Middle English (in the sense 'separate from general access'): from late Latin sequestrat- 'given up for safekeeping', from the verb sequestrare (see sequester).
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