confiscate

US [ˈkɑnfɪˌskeɪt]
UK [ˈkɒnfɪˌskeɪt]
  • v.(尤指作为惩罚)没收
  • Web充公;把…充公;查抄
Simple Present:confiscates  Present Participle:confiscating  Past Tense:confiscated  
confiscate
v.
1.
~ sth
(尤指作为惩罚)没收,把…充公to officially take sth away from sb, especially as a punishment
Their land was confiscated after the war.
他们的土地在战后被没收。
The teacher threatened to confiscate their phones if they kept using them in class.
老师警告说,如果他们上课时继续使用手机就予以没收。

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