Significado de “confiscate” - Diccionario inglés

confiscate en inglés británico

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confiscateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkɒn.fɪ.skeɪt/ us /ˈkɑːn.fə.skeɪt/
confiscation
noun [ C or U ] uk /ˌkɒn.fɪˈskeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌkɑːn.fəˈskeɪ.ʃən/

There was a record number of confiscations by customs officers last year.

(Definición de confiscate de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

confiscate en inglés americano

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confiscateverb [ T ]

us /ˈkɑn·fəˌskeɪt/

to officially take private property away from someone, usually by legal authority:

Customs agents confiscated her bags.
confiscation
noun [ C/U ] us /ˌkɑn·fəˈskeɪ·ʃən/

[ U ] The law allows for confiscation of vehicles used in crimes.

(Definición de confiscate de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

confiscate en inglés de negocios

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confiscateverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkɒnfɪskeɪt/ us

to officially take something away from someone, sometimes for a limited period, because they have done something illegal:

The organization has notified U.S. Customs to confiscate all imported fire extinguishers with the counterfeit labels.
confiscation
noun [ C or U ] /ˌkɒnfɪˈskeɪʃən/ /ˌkɑː–/

Our investigation resulted in the confiscation of $227,000 in pirated material.

(Definición de confiscate de Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)