confiscation confiscation  /ˌkɑn fə ˈskeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) seizure by the government

News

  1. Opposing gun measures proposed for the ballot

    SEATTLE — A group of gun rights advocates announced plans Thursday for a ballot initiative that would prohibit confiscation of firearms and would prevent Washington from adopting background checks that go beyond the federal standard. “Our strategy is to protect …
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Q13 FOX Seattle

  2. Repeat pot bust nets more than $5M in plants in Central Texas

    A repeat drug bust at a rural plot in Central Texas has led to the confiscation of about $5.25 million worth of marijuana plants
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ABC 13 Houston

  3. Repeat Texas pot bust nets more than $5M in plants

    A repeat drug bust at a rural plot in Central Texas has led to the confiscation of about $5.25 million worth of marijuana plants.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: FOX 7 Austin

Quotes

  1. "We have seen daily examples of terrorism with the killings and the expulsions from houses, the confiscation of lands and the siege on Gaza," said Abbas. "We ask the world, how long will this go on?"
    on Jun 2, 2010 By: Mahmoud Abbas Source: AFP

  2. "We brought back 15 minutes of the movie and we're concerned about any possible confiscation efforts," Moore told a news conference in New York. "We took measures a few weeks ago to place a master copy of this film in Canada so if they did...
    on Jun 11, 2007 By: Michael Moore Source: Reuters India

  3. "It is incredibly frustrating for me to see people behaving like thugs and morons behind the wheels of cars or in road rage incidents," Mr Carpenter said. "Our hoon law legislation does allow ultimately for the complete confiscation of the...
    on Aug 7, 2007 By: Alan Carpenter Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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