Definition Confiscate

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Definition

to confiscate: to take temporary possession of, using authority
verb
The policeman confiscated all the drugs at the party.
Stop eating those sweets or I will confiscate them.

Examples

  • "I stocked-up on twenty-four bottles of your cologne before I flew home, but they were confiscated in customs."
  • "Unattended luggage will be confiscated."
  • "where a student was sent home yesterday after his teacher confiscated a .44 Magnum from the child."

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