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confiscatory

[ kuhn-fis-kuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ kənˈfɪs kəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective
characterized by, effecting, or resulting in confiscation.
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Origin of confiscatory

First recorded in 1790–1800; confiscate + -ory1

OTHER WORDS FROM confiscatory

un·con·fis·ca·to·ry, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for confiscatory

confiscatory
/ (kənˈfɪskətərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective
involving confiscation
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