sequestrator
noun see sequestrate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sequestrator — se·ques·tra·tor / sē kwəs ˌtrā tər, si kwes / n 1: an official who executes a writ of sequestration 2: someone who holds property in sequestration Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Sequestrator — Seq ues*tra tor, n. [L., one that hinders or impedes.] (Law) (a) One who sequesters property, or takes the possession of it for a time, to satisfy a demand out of its rents or profits. (b) One to whom the keeping of sequestered property is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sequestrator — sequestrate ► VERB 1) take legal possession of (assets) until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met. 2) take forcible possession of; confiscate. DERIVATIVES sequestration noun sequestrator noun …   English terms dictionary

  • sequestrator — noun One who sequestrates. Syn: segregationist See Also: sequestrable, sequestered, sequestrate, sequestration, sequester …   Wiktionary

  • sequestrator — n. one who temporarily seizes property pending the outcome of a legal claim (Law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sequestrator — seques·tra·tor …   English syllables

  • sequestrator — / si:kwɪstreɪtəˌ sɪ kwestreɪtə/ noun a person who takes and keeps property on the order of a court …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • sequestrator — /sekwastreyar/siyV. One to whom a sequestration is made. One appointed or chosen to perform a sequestration, or execute a writ of sequestration …   Black's law dictionary

  • sequestrator — A party at whose instance a sequestration proceeding is prosecuted in a court of equity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • sequestrator — prounc at sequestrate+ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Late Latin sequestratus (past participle) + Latin or …   Useful english dictionary

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