Definition of sequestrate in English:


Syllabification: se·ques·trate
Pronunciation: /ˈsēkwiˌstrāt, ˈsek-, səˈkwesˌtrāt


  • another term for sequester.
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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.


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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