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confiscatory

[kuh n-fis-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
adjective
  1. characterized by, effecting, or resulting in confiscation.
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Origin of confiscatory

First recorded in 1790–1800; confiscate + -ory1
Related formsun·con·fis·ca·to·ry, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for confiscatory

confiscatory

adjective
  1. involving confiscation
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