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im•pound



Pronunciation: (
v.im-pound';
n.im'pound),
[key]
v.t.
1. to shut up in a pound or other enclosure, as a stray animal.
2. to confine within an enclosure or within limits: water impounded in a reservoir.
3. to seize and retain in custody of the law, as a document for evidence.

n.
money, property, etc., that has been impounded: a sale of impounds by the police department.

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

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