Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of confiscate.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I find the notion of confiscating Uighurs' passports strange.

    Dear WaPo: Muslim is not an Ethnic Group in China

  • The State is indeed confiscating, that is, it is taxing in many cases in such a fashion as to impoverish the tax-payer and is lessening his capital rather than shearing his income.

    Belloc Speaks - The Reformers And The Reformed Are Alike/2

  • They toyed with the idea of confiscating my Cambridge Z88 laptop computer just in case we were planning to overthrow the government with it, but in the end the small nasty man merely confiscated Chris's car magazine on the grounds that he liked cars and then, for now, we were free.

    Last Chance to See

  • Economists call confiscating private monetary wealth via inflation "seigniorage."

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  • And in October of 2008, the idea of confiscating private 401k and IRA accounts and replacing them with government accounts gained wide traction.

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Lt. Wali says that local antagonism is stirred up by the Taliban particularly as the police are involved in more unpopular actions, such as confiscating poppy harvests.

    Growing Confidence

  • They painted black crosses on these stones, thus "confiscating" them.

    Rediscovering What Money Is: Part I

  • "They can be punished twice over in that, as in this matter, a convicted person may have the full criminal penalty, including seizure of criminal assets, imposed by a criminal court and then, in addition, the AFU can impose virtually unlimited additional penalties such as confiscating the premises or vehicle in which an offence was committed."

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • After "confiscating" an IFP banner in the hall, the attackers then allegedly fled back into the

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • If it had not been for the world soccer body "confiscating" rugby venues such as Pretoria's

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

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