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impound

[im′pau̇nd]
(civil engineering)
To collect water for irrigation, flood control, or similar purpose.
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He said an officer of the NCS informed them that the decision to impound the farm produce was an order from above.
Of the nearly 7,000 oBikes in the city's impound lots, and Chen said that most should be dismantled and sold for scrap metal by the end of this month.
If the owner decides to pay fines and a fee (Dh15 for each day of the impound period), motorists can get away without the impounding.
The trooper concluded that the vehicle should have been in an impound lot, not on the road, "and, based solely on that notification, he stopped the vehicle," the dissenting justices wrote.
He repeatedly begged for leniency, saying if they were to impound his car then his family would not be able to eat.
Dubai Police is exploring a plan to fit electronic smart tags to the vehicles of offending drivers to free up much-needed space at impound yards.
The move would remove the need for officers to impound thousands of vehicles in the emirate.
IN AN ATTEMPT to effectively implement the National Green Tribunal ( NGT) order banning diesel vehicles that are more than 10 years old, the Delhi government on Monday said it would approach the Centre to seek an amendment to the Motor Vehicle Act for " having legal powers" to impound such vehicles.
When the police stopped her to impound her car, she refused to hand it over and nearly ran over a police officer while he was still trying to reason with her.
Under the new legislation, traffic cops can impound a car on the spot if a driver is caught driving carelessly more than once.
And the meeting heard the crackdown will continue with more 'swoop and impound' operations in the future and owners continuing to pay a pounds 75 fee to retrieve impounded horses and to have a passport.