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confiscate

1. seized or confiscated; forfeit
2. having lost or been deprived of property through confiscation
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That he had watched the times for a time of action, and that they had shifted and struggled until the time had gone by, and the nobility were trooping from France by every highway and byway, and their property was in course of confiscation and destruction, and their very names were blotting out, was as well known to himself as it could be to any new authority in France that might impeach him for it.
That was worth something to him, because a word from us to the Custom-House people would have been enough to get some of these packages he gets from Paris and Brussels opened in Dover, with confiscation to follow for certain, and perhaps a prosecution as well at the end of it."
During the Revolution, the Pyncheon of that epoch, adopting the royal side, became a refugee; but repented, and made his reappearance, just at the point of time to preserve the House of the Seven Gables from confiscation. For the last seventy years the most noted event in the Pyncheon annals had been likewise the heaviest calamity that ever befell the race; no less than the violent death--for so it was adjudged--of one member of the family by the criminal act of another.
The aggressor, moreover, lost caste in the estimation of his equals and this was considered by the British as of more consequence than the confiscation of his land.
It was as much injured by its charges in fitting out an armament against the Spaniards, during the time of the Armada, as by the fines and confiscations levied on it by Elizabeth for harbouring of priests, obstinate recusancy, and popish misdoings.
For I am and always have been one of those natures who must be guided by reason, whatever the reason may be which upon reflection appears to me to be the best; and now that this chance has befallen me, I cannot repudiate my own words: the principles which I have hitherto honoured and revered I still honour, and unless we can at once find other and better principles, I am certain not to agree with you; no, not even if the power of the multitude could inflict many more imprisonments, confiscations, deaths, frightening us like children with hobgoblin terrors (compare Apol.).
The report emphasized that following the September 2018 amendment on 'Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Land Management Law (VFV Land Law)' land confiscation disputes have dramatically increased in Kayah or Karenni state.
The United States has called for the seizure and confiscation of the tanker while it still anchored in British-controlled waters on Friday, accusing it of planning "illegal entry into the US financial system to support illegal shipments from Iran to Syria, where the US classifies Iranian the Revolutionary Guard as a foreign terrorist organization, "according to the Justice Department.
In the area of Surigao del Sur, three anti-illegal logging operations were conducted in the municipalities of Cantilan, Lanuza, and Tandag City which resulted in the arrest of 15 suspects, with the confiscation of 2,430 board feet of Lauan lumbers worth P42,000.00.
Exclusive figures obtained by the Echo show crown courts in our area issued confiscation orders worth PS5.7m in 2018/19.
Courts across England and Wales imposed 3,840 confiscation orders in 2018/19, new figures have revealed.
"The agencies involved in the could enforcement of confiscation orders - including the Ministry of Justice, the Home Office, the Serious Fraud Office and the Crown Prosecution Service - take every step to tackle outstanding debt including the addition of interest and imprisonment for those who do not pay.