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confiscate

1. seized or confiscated; forfeit
2. having lost or been deprived of property through confiscation
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These include repeated demolitions and confiscations of human and animal shelters at Al Hadidiya in Tubas Governorate in late November and the dismantlement and confiscation of tents there on 3 rd December.
Iranian attorneys who have battled Setad and who were interviewed by Reuters said the new regime has also outdone the old regime in confiscations.
BEIRUT: Tension ran high Sunday at the Juveniles' building in Lebanon's largest prison, the Roumieh prison complex, northeast of Beirut, over the confiscation of mobile phones and other banned items, the National News Agency reported.
That brought this year's confiscation total to pounds 24 million - the highest since the legislation was introduced.
Dean shows how the Tax Office Moabit-West in Berlin progressively expanded its functions from administering the confiscations that fell under the July 1933 legislation to implementing the turn toward mass denaturalization and property theft at the beginning of the war (pp.
He begins with the violent confiscations of religious property during the 1525 Peasants' War.
Much of the cash confiscation is aimed at tackling the drug trade.
Passed in November, the confiscation ordinance is intended to embarrass and hit in the wallet men who normally would get off with a fine and community service but no jail time, officials say.
DI Sam Sittlington from the unit said yesterday: "We are pleased that our efforts have been rewarded with what is an order for one of the biggest confiscations of its type.
NCC's political orientation manifested itself most clearly in two areas which were of grave concern to the Palestinian minority during the 1950s and early 1960s: the State's massive confiscation of Arab-owned land and the State's harsh treatment of Arab youths who attempted to flee to neighboring Arab countries.
If the Confiscations Agency ever does identify cash salted away by terror groups, we can imagine what will happen.
Hence our freedom from arbitrary confiscations beyond a certain point is safeguarded by a technology that makes seizure of physical property not nearly so important as transfers of financial, commercial, and intellectual capital.