Definition of 'confiscate'
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It will lock up the drug barons and confiscate their cash, arms and drugs because it will be in the interest of the US Government to do so. ICED (2001)`If you don't want to take my word for it, confiscate it. THE ENDLESS GAME (2001)
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Translations for 'confiscate'
British English: confiscate /ˈkɒnfɪˌskeɪt/ VERB
If you confiscate something from someone, you take it away from them, often as a punishment.
The police confiscated his passport.
- American English: confiscate
- Arabic: يُصَادِرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: confiscar
- Chinese: 没收
- Croatian: zaplijeniti
- Czech: zabavit majetek
- Danish: konfiskere
- Dutch: in beslag nemen
- European Spanish: confiscar
- Finnish: takavarikoida
- French: confisquer
- German: beschlagnahmen
- Greek: κατάσχω
- Italian: confiscare
- Japanese: 没収する
- Korean: 압수하다
- Norwegian: konfiskere
- Polish: skonfiskować
- European Portuguese: confiscar
- Romanian: a confisca
- Russian: конфисковать
- Spanish: confiscar
- Swedish: beslagta
- Thai: ยึดทรัพย์
- Turkish: el koymak
- Ukrainian: конфіскувати
- Vietnamese: tịch thu
Definition of confiscate from the Collins English Dictionary
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