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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of impound.


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  • If the efficent market hypothesis holds for bonds, the price impounds all information available to all market participants.

    Bond Market, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • That should have been Kent international airport at Manston Queen freezes Gaddafi family assets as 'sting' impounds £900m in notes, 28 February, page 5.

    Corrections and clarifications

  • In states that allow arrests for traffic violations, the officer just arrests for that and then impounds the car so a thorough inventory can be done and impound fees can be recouped.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Ten Rules for Dealing with Police

  • Downstream about 19.5 kilometers (12 miles) northwest of Del Rio, Texas, the Amistad Dam, completed in 1969, is 9.5 kilometers (6 miles) long and impounds a huge reservoir.

    Rio Grande, United States

  • Downstream, about 12 miles northwest of Del Rio, Texas, the Amistad Dam, completed in 1969, is 6 miles long and impounds a huge reservoir.

    Rio Grande River, United States

  • 'All the shelters in California are seeing an upswing in Chihuahua impounds,' Deb Campbell, a spokeswoman for the San Francisco animal care and control department, said in an interview.

    Archive 2009-12-20

  •     Wilkie was the city mechanic in charge of keeping police cruisers in good repair and fixing up impounds for auction.

    The Dodge

  • But the fees that they were trying to charge me, they come -- they came up with a new fee that they're saying is a change in Fannie Mae's rules and that is a quarter percent of my balance because I don't do impounds.

    CNN Transcript Feb 5, 2009

  • But now they want to punish me with a quarter percent because I don't pay impounds.

    CNN Transcript Feb 5, 2009

  • From the bank, poachers watch with binoculars as Chepinov hauls in and cuts a dozen illegal lines and impounds four fish.

    Bye, Beluga. Later, Sevruga.


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