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Synonyms for sequestration
ˌsi kwɛsˈtreɪ ʃən, sɪ kwɛs-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. segregation, sequestration(noun)

    the act of segregating or sequestering

    "sequestration of the jury"

    Synonyms:
    segregation, requisition, separatism

  2. sequestration(noun)

    the action of forming a chelate or other stable compound with an ion or atom or molecule so that it is no longer available for reactions

    Synonyms:
    segregation, requisition

  3. sequestration(noun)

    a writ that authorizes the seizure of property

    Synonyms:
    segregation, requisition

  4. sequestration, requisition(noun)

    seizing property that belongs to someone else and holding it until profits pay the demand for which it was seized

    Synonyms:
    segregation, requisition, requisition form

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sequestration":

    trapping, sequestering, abduction, kidnapping, entrapment, receivership, fixation, capture, retention, hijacking, seizure

How to pronounce sequestration?

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How to say sequestration in sign language?

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How to use sequestration in a sentence?

  1. Brian Kaveney:

    This security measure will doubtlessly increase the processing time of clearance applications and potentially create a backlog, slowing business efforts to deliver classified goods and services to the federal government, several federal agencies have worked incredibly hard to reduce the backlog caused by 2013's budget sequestration and other issues, and now we may be facing a similar slowdown caused by security problems.

  2. John McCain:

    The United States can not default on our obligations and this bill prevents that from happening, the deal is not perfect. It is not what I would have written and I have great concerns about the cuts to our nation’s defense spending that may have to occur as a result of this bill’s passage. We must do everything we can to avoid an exercise in blind sequestration of defense funds that could come into play if the joint committee can not find a way to further avoid cuts of $ 1.2 trillion.

  3. Senate Armed Services Committee:

    If it happened it could cause a lot of heartburn, the purpose of the sequestration threat is not to have the trigger pulled. It’s a motivator.

  4. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    Sequestration is a sudden and arbitrary cut in the defense budget that we can't predict.

  5. Brian Weeden:

    The decision itself was interesting in that it was wrapped up in the whole sequestration discussion. That was the rationale that the Air Force Space Command gave.

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