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Definition of: confiscate

(konfis·kāt) v.t. ·cat·ed, ·cat·ing
1. To appropriate as forfeited to the public use or treasury, usually as a penalty.
2. To appropriate by or as by authority.
adjective Appropriated or forfeited.
[<L confiscatus, pp. of confiscare <com- together + fiscus chest, treasury]
—con·fis·ca·ble
(kən·fiskə·bəl), confis·cat′a·ble adjective
— con
fis·ca′tion n.
— con′fis·ca
tor n.
—con·fis·ca·to·ry
(kən·fis· kə·tôr′ē, -tō′rē) adjective

Most often used phrases:

confiscate property
confiscate church
confiscate land
confiscate weapons
also confiscate
confiscate unused
confiscate firearms
confiscate arms
confiscate money
canara confiscate
police confiscate
confiscate alcohol
confiscate proceeds
confiscate secretly
confiscate illegal

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"confiscate" has the frequency of use of 0.0002% on city-data.com forum

"confiscate" has the frequency of use of 0.0001% on en.wikipedia.org.

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