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Synonyms for sequestration
ˌsi kwɛsˈtreɪ ʃən, sɪ kwɛs-

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  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

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How to use sequestration in a sentence?

  1. James Clapper:

    Our most important resource is our people, the compromises, decisions we've made, and then the budget reductions occasioned by sequestration or sequestration-like reductions is – the cumulative effect of all this is what I worry about and the reduction in our capacity. It's not as great as it was, say, a year or two ago. And if we continue, you know, these cuts, it will continue to have a negative impact.

  2. 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.

  3. Gregory Asner:

    There are many issues with losing these forests, it isn’t about biodiversity but about water services, carbon sequestration, fire flammability … We can’t stop a drought but the measurements we are making today, the maps we are making today are a key way forward for managers to adjust how they manage these forests.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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