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con•fis•cate



Pronunciation: (kon'fu-skāt", kun-fis'kāt), [key]
v., -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
adj.


v.t.
1. to seize as forfeited to the public domain; appropriate, by way of penalty, for public use.
2. to seize by or as if by authority; appropriate summarily: The border guards confiscated our movie cameras.

adj.
seized.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

confiscableconfiscatory
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