confiscatory

[ kuhn-fis-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]

adjective
  1. characterized by, effecting, or resulting in confiscation.

Origin of confiscatory

1
First recorded in 1790–1800; confiscate + -ory1

Other words from confiscatory

  • un·con·fis·ca·to·ry, adjective

Words Nearby confiscatory

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British Dictionary definitions for confiscatory

confiscatory

/ (kənˈfɪskətərɪ, -trɪ) /


adjective
  1. involving confiscation

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