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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of sequester.
- adj. Something that has already been separated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Retired; secluded.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Secluded; private; retired.
- Separated from others; being sent or having gone into retirement.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. kept separate and secluded
- adj. providing privacy or seclusion
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But that fact hides dramatic income inequality: while wealthy citizens live luxuriously in sequestered Guatemala City neighborhoods, the poor are barely noticed, living like feudal peasants in the countryside.
He goes completely out of his way to try and keep her sequestered from the rest of the crew while he hustles to get a male replacement sent up.
Spas used to conjure up visions of rich, fortysomething women, slathered, pummeled and anointed, sequestered from the world while a plastic surgeon's handiwork healed among plush surroundings, granola farms in Battle Creek, or extreme fitness.
How long wilt thou keep thy son Kamar al-Zaman sequestered from the eyes of the folk?
THE house they had taken was quiet, and sequestered from the noise of the streets, and had a small garden attached to it.
They live retired and sequestered from the eyes of their fellow-citizens.
They knew the bench; it was "sequestered" -- they had praised it for that together, before, and liked the word; and after they had begun to linger there they could have smiled (if they hadn't been really too serious, and if the question hadn't so soon ceased to matter), over the probable wonder of the others as to what would have become of them.
The potential energy comes in at ~0.04 GJ/ton CO2 sequestered, which is actually a hundred times better than some current technologies at 3-4GJ/ton.
And carbon that is captured and "sequestered" underground also creates environmental risks.
The cover of the current Atlantic promises to tell "why the future of clean energy is dirty coal," but the article is necessarily sparing with evidence that emissions from burning coal can be economically "sequestered" or kept out of the atmosphere.