Confiscate

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Definition: Confiscate




Examples of Confiscate in a sentence


v. to take one’s goods or property without legal right, although there may appear to be some lawful basis. In the case of a government seizing property, it may include taking without the just compensation as guaranteed by the US Constitution. There are some acts of legal confiscation, such as taking an automobile used in illegal drug traffic.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Confiscate are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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