Sequestration

Definition of Sequestration

Seq`ues`tra´tion
n.1.(Civil & Com. Law) The act of separating, or setting aside, a thing in controversy from the possession of both the parties that contend for it, to be delivered to the one adjudged entitled to it. It may be voluntary or involuntary.
2.The state of being separated or set aside; separation; retirement; seclusion from society.
Since Henry Monmouth first began to reign, . . .
This loathsome sequestration have I had.
- Shak.
3.Disunion; disjunction.

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chemical action, chemical change, chemical process, sequester
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