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

Definition of sequestrate in English:


Another term for sequester.
Example sentences
  • 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).

Words that rhyme with sequestrate

adulterate • asseverate

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