confiscate

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confiscate

1. seized or confiscated; forfeit
2. having lost or been deprived of property through confiscation
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This bond doth give thee here no jot of blood; The words expressly are, a pound of flesh: But, in the cutting it, if thou dost shed One drop of Christian blood, thy lands and goods Are, by the laws of Venice, confiscate Unto the state of Venice.
Nathless, neither he is advantaged nor I, for the estates are confiscate.
you ruin him, for the king will confiscate all his property.