sequestrate

verb
se·​ques·​trate | \ ˈsē-kwə-ˌstrāt How to pronounce sequestrate (audio) , ˈse-; si-ˈkwes-\
sequestrated; sequestrating

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sequestrator \ ˈsē-​kwə-​ˌstrā-​tər How to pronounce sequestrator (audio) , si-​ˈkwe-​ \ noun

First Known Use of sequestrate

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sequestrate

Latin sequestratus, past participle of sequestrare

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sequestrate

transitive verb
se·​ques·​trate | \ ˈsē-kwəs-ˌtrāt, ˈse-; si-ˈkwes-ˌtrāt How to pronounce sequestrate (audio) \
sequestrated; sequestrating

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