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American English: /ˈsikwəˌstreɪt/
British English: /ˈsiːkwəstreɪt/
, /ˈsiːkwɛstreɪt/

transitive verb

  • sequester 1
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    • 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.

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