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impound

[im′pau̇nd]
(civil engineering)
To collect water for irrigation, flood control, or similar purpose.
References in classic literature ?
"And you'll probably find that your creditors will impound the banking account of Mr.
As the CVO impounds 15 to 20 dogs daily, the dog pound is overcrowding with dogs lumped together in a single cage.
The department also impounds cars parked in private communities if the developers provide the details of the vehicles and bear the costs.
If the Sharjah Municipality impounds your car, it will deliver it back to your doorstep after you pay the fine for the violation.