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confiscable

[kuh n-fis-kuh-buh l, kon-fuh-skuh-buh l]
adjective
  1. liable to be confiscated.
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Origin of confiscable

First recorded in 1720–30; confisc(ate) + -able
Related formsnon·con·fis·ca·ble, adjectiveun·con·fis·ca·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for confiscable

Historical Examples

  • This left only the "confiscable" property to be collected and sold.

    The Sequel of Appomattox

    Walter Lynwood Fleming

  • The property of the rebels is confiscable by the ever observed rule of war, as consecrated by international laws.


British Dictionary definitions for confiscable

confiscable

adjective
  1. subject or liable to confiscation or seizure
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