English vocabulary and translations (See all)
to confiscate: to take temporary possession of, using authority
The policeman confiscated all the drugs at the party.
Stop eating those sweets or I will confiscate them.
- "where a student was sent home yesterday after his teacher confiscated a .44 Magnum from the child."
- "Unattended luggage will be confiscated."
- "I stocked-up on twenty-four bottles of your cologne before I flew home, but they were confiscated in customs."
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