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Dictionary definition for: Sequestration

1. (n) the act of segregating or sequestering; "sequestration of the jury"

2. (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

3. (n) a writ that authorizes the seizure of property

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

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