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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sequester \Se*ques"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sequestered; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Sequestering.] [F. s['e]questrer, L.
     sequestrare to give up for safe keeping, from sequester a
     depositary or trustee in whose hands the thing contested was
     placed until the dispute was settled. Cf. Sequestrate.]
     1. (Law) To separate from the owner for a time; to take from
        parties in controversy and put into the possession of an
        indifferent person; to seize or take possession of, as
        property belonging to another, and hold it till the
        profits have paid the demand for which it is taken, or
        till the owner has performed the decree of court, or
        clears himself of contempt; in international law, to
        confiscate.
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              Formerly the goods of a defendant in chancery were,
              in the last resort, sequestered and detained to
              enforce the decrees of the court. And now the
              profits of a benefice are sequestered to pay the
              debts of ecclesiastics.               --Blackstone.
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     2. To cause (one) to submit to the process of sequestration;
        to deprive (one) of one's estate, property, etc.
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              It was his tailor and his cook, his fine fashions
              and his French ragouts, which sequestered him.
                                                    --South.
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     3. To set apart; to put aside; to remove; to separate from
        other things.
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              I had wholly sequestered my civil affairss. --Bacon.
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     4. To cause to retire or withdraw into obscurity; to seclude;
        to withdraw; -- often used reflexively.
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              When men most sequester themselves from action.
                                                    --Hooker.
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              A love and desire to sequester a man's self for a
              higher conversation.                  --Bacon.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sequestered \Se*ques"tered\, a.
     Retired; secluded. "Sequestered scenes." --Cowper.
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           Along the cool, sequestered vale of life. --Gray.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  sequestered
       adj 1: providing privacy or seclusion; "the cloistered academic
              world of books"; "sat close together in the
              sequestered pergola"; "sitting under the reclusive
              calm of a shade tree"; "a secluded romantic spot"
              [syn: cloistered, reclusive, secluded]
       2: kept separate and secluded; "a sequestered jury"

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  121 Moby Thesaurus words for "sequestered":
     abstruse, alienated, anchoritic, anonymous, at rest, beclouded,
     blind, buried, calm, cloistered, close, closet, closeted, clouded,
     concealed, cool, covered, covert, detached, disarticulated,
     disconnected, disengaged, disjoined, disjoint, disjointed,
     disjunct, dislocated, dispersed, disunited, divided, divorced,
     domestic, dwindling, ebbing, eclipsed, eremitic, estranged,
     even-tenored, halcyon, hermetic, hermitic, hermitish, hid, hidden,
     hushed, impassive, in a cloud, in a fog, in eclipse, in purdah,
     in the wings, incognito, incommunicado, inmost, innermost,
     interior, intimate, inward, isolated, latent, moldering,
     mysterious, obfuscated, obscure, obscured, occult, pacific,
     peaceable, peaceful, personal, placid, private, privy, quiescent,
     quiet, recluse, recondite, removed, reposeful, reposing, restful,
     resting, retired, scattered, secluded, secluse, seclusive, secret,
     segregated, separated, sequestrated, sheltered, shut in, shut off,
     shut up, smooth, stay-at-home, still, still as death, stillish,
     stilly, stoic, stolid, subsiding, tranquil, unagitated,
     under an eclipse, under cover, under house arrest, under wraps,
     underground, undisturbed, unknown, unmoved, unperturbed, unruffled,
     unstirring, untroubled, waning, withdrawn, wrapped in clouds  
     

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