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See also: séquestration
From Middle French sequestration, from Late Latin sequestrātiō, from Latin sequestrō (“sequester”).
sequestration (countable and uncountable, plural sequestrations)
- The process or act of sequestering; a putting aside or separating.
- 1838, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], Duty and Inclination, volume II, London: Henry Colburn, page 123:
- In possession of ample property, it was not from motives of retrenchment he had quitted the frequented scenes of life; sequestration during the first months of marriage had been his choice, equally as that of his partner; […]
- 1919, W[illiam] Somerset Maugham, “chapter 55”, in The Moon and Sixpence, [New York, N.Y.]: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers […], →OCLC:
- At that time there was no rigid sequestration on the islands, and lepers, if they chose, were allowed to go free.
the process or act of sequestering; a putting aside or separating
- sequestration on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
- Sequestration in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)
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