sequestrator

sequestrate

[si-kwes-treyt]
verb (used with object), sequestrated, sequestrating.
1.
Law.
a.
to sequester (property).
b.
to confiscate.
2.
to separate; seclude.

Origin:
1505–15; < Latin sequestrātus (past participle of sequestrāre), equivalent to sequestr- (see sequester) + -ātus -ate1

sequestrator [see-kwes-trey-ter, si-kwes-trey-] , noun
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sequestrate (sɪˈkwɛstreɪt)
 
vb
1.  law a variant of sequester
2.  chiefly Scots law
 a.  to place (the property of a bankrupt) in the hands of a trustee for the benefit of his creditors
 b.  to render (a person) bankrupt
3.  archaic to seclude or separate
 
[C16: from Late Latin sequestrāre to sequester]
 
sequestrator
 
n

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