English - Vietnamese Dictionary
+take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
+surrendered as a penalty
+taken without permission or consent especially by public authority
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appropriate, seize, impound, sequester, sequestrate, expropriate, take (away), commandeer:
The police confiscated my car to use as evidence.
[VN] to officially take sth away from sb, especially as a punishment: Their land was confiscated after the war. + The teacher threatened to confiscate their Yo Yos if they kept playing in class.
confiscation noun [U, C]: If found guilty of this crime they face heavy fines, confiscation of goods and even imprisonment.
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