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  • verb Present participle of impound.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But after Watergate, Congress acted against the presidential practice of "impounding" -- not spending - monies Congress appropriated.

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  • I actually don't recall impounding the car at that time back in September, but we'll find out.

    CNN Transcript Jan 15, 2008

  • If only the Denver Post and others were this consistent and demanding when it came to other laws currently on the books and that really matter and that actually save lives and protect US Citizen Tax Payers, such as impounding cars of unlicensed drivers and our federal immigration laws as well.

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  • If only the Denver Post and others were this consistent and demanding when it came to other laws currently on the books and that really matter and that actually save lives and protect US Citizen Tax Payers, such as impounding cars of unlicensed drivers and our federal immigration laws as well.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • “We are impounding their bikes and want to take them to court so they can explain why they think wearing a calabash is good enough for their safety,” he said.

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  • No, no! He only came in to look at the security concerns, but there is nothing like impounding them (copies of the book) she said.

    Ugandan Administration to Explain Book Impoundment

  • Last year we were stopped three times and threatened with impounding our motorhome if we didn't pay their asked for bribe.

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  • Lets clear up a point about the police impounding a car.

    In regards to locked thread on importing autos..

  • Last year we were stopped three times and threatened with impounding our motorhome if we didn't pay their asked for bribe.

    Best way to bypass (avoid) Monclova

  • Last year we were stopped three times and threatened with impounding our motorhome if we didn't pay their asked for bribe.

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