confiscated
confiscated confiscated adj. taken without permission or consent, especially by or as if by a public authority; as, the confiscated liquor was poured down the drain; teh customs agents confiscated the banned fruits.

Syn: appropriated, confiscate, seized, taken over. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • confiscated — index attached (seized), lost (taken away) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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  • confiscated — adj. seized, impounded, appropriated, taken away (property, money, etc.) con·fis·cate || kÉ’nfɪskeɪt v. take away, seize (property, money, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

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