sequestration

DEFINITIONS OF: sequestration

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n the act of segregating or sequestering

sequestration of the jury”
Synonyms:
segregation
Antonyms:
desegregation, integrating, integration
the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community
Type of:
separation
the social act of separating or parting company

n seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized

Synonyms:
requisition
Type of:
appropriation
a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner

n a writ that authorizes the seizure of property

Type of:
judicial writ, writ
(law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer

n the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions

Type of:
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process
(chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
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