What does the word Sequestration mean?

10 Answers

  • 1 month ago

    Sequestration is the act of 'sequestering' something. The verb 'sequester' means to isolate, or segregate. We hear this commonly used during high-profile trials, where the jury that has been selected is 'sequestered' for the duration of the trial. The jurors are usually given accommodations in a hotel; they cannot go home, or socialize, or read newspapers, or watch television. They cannot interact in any way with a medium that would publicize the trial, the evidence, or theories about the innocence or guilt of the defendant.

  • 1 month ago

    setting aside in a separate place. Isolation from a main mass, segregated in some way. Usually used to mean storage of some sort for some time period that would need to be defined in context. Restricted access to the sequestered item(s) is implied.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Besides its financial meaning of taking custody of funds, sequestration also has a sense of imposed seclusion, whether it be to keep a jury from learning of public comments, or even kidnapping.

  • 1 month ago

    You'll find it in a dictionary under 'S'.

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  • 1 month ago

    Horseback riding in the Ocean.

  • 1 month ago

    If only there were some online reference that quickly displayed definitions of unknown words...

  • Robin
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    its a name for Bigfoot

  • 1 month ago




    1. the action of taking legal possession of assets until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met.

    "if such court injunctions are ignored, sequestration of trade union assets will follow"

    2. the action of sequestering a substance.

    Source(s): the most obvious google search you can imagine
  • 1 month ago

    It means being separated. For example, a jury can be sequestered while they are deliberating a case. They are not able to talk about the case or read about it.

  • Beth
    Lv 4
    1 month ago

    The action of taking legal possession of assets until a debt has been paid or other claims have been met.

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