Translation of confiscation in Spanish:

confiscation

confiscación, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkɑnfəˈskeɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌkɒnfɪˈskeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

  • 1

    confiscación feminine
    decomiso masculine
    • The process is already under way and should result, later this year, in new legislation both strengthening conviction-based confiscations and introducing civil forfeiture.
    • Now, the perpetrator governments have agreed to this legal conclusion, although they maintain the implausible assertion that gun confiscations were not the result of official policy.
    • Law enforcement agencies have seized assets running into several billion dollars, but there have been concerns about confiscations where no charges or convictions have been made against an individual.
    • No-one caught smoking pot on south London streets will be treated to anything more than a caution and the confiscation of their stash.
    • This includes confiscation of computers if police believe that a record of a firearm is contained therein.