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English definition of “sequester”

sequester

verb [T] (KEEP SEPARATE)    /sɪˈkwes.tər/ US  /-tɚ/ specialized, US
to keep a jury together in a place so that the members of the jury cannot discuss the case with other people or read or hear news reports about itIsolating and separatingCourt cases, orders and decisions sequestration     /ˌsiː.kwesˈtreɪ.ʃən/ noun [U] specialized
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