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confiscated


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confiscate  \Con"fis*cate\  (?  or  ?;  277),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Confiscated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Confiscating}.] 
  To  seize  as  forfeited  to  the  public  treasury;  to  appropriate 
  to  the  public  use 
 
  It  was  judged  that  he  should  be  banished  and  his  whole 
  estate  confiscated  and  seized.  --Bacon. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  confiscated 
  adj  :  taken  without  permission  or  consent  especially  by  public 
  authority;  "the  condemned  land  was  used  for  a  highway 
  cloverleaf";  "the  confiscated  liquor  was  poured  down 
  the  drain  [syn:  {appropriated},  {condemned},  {confiscate}, 
  {seized},  {taken  over}] 




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