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Definición de “confiscate” en inglés

confiscate

verb [T] uk   /ˈkɒn.fɪ.skeɪt/ us    /ˈkɑːn-/
to take a possession away from someone when you have the right to do so, usually as a punishment and often for a limited period, after which it is returned to the owner: Miss Edwards has confiscated my phone! His passport was confiscated by the police to prevent him from leaving the country.
confiscation
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌkɒn.fɪˈskeɪ.ʃən/ us    /ˌkɑːn-/
There was a record number of confiscations by customs officers last year.
(Definition of confiscate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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