Translation of sequestration in Spanish:


embargo, n.

Pronunciation /ˌsɪkwəˈstreɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌsɛkwəˈstreɪʃ(ə)n/ /ˌsiːkwəˈstreɪʃ(ə)n/

Definition of embargo in Spanish


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    (in contempt case) embargo masculine
    (of property in litigation) secuestro masculine
    • The primary methods of enforcement on the breach of injunctive orders are committal for contempt and sequestration of assets.
    • The Sexual Offences Act had made trafficking for sexual purposes an offence and those convicted could face 14 years in prison and sequestration of their assets.
    • Legal action may include, but not be limited to, asset sequestration, criminal charges of corruption, jail, and travel bans.
    • This is important to high-risk entrepreneurs who can protect their important assets (like residential property, etc.) against possible sequestration.
    • The debtor will be protected from enforcement action and sequestration while the programme is in place.
    • Meanwhile, if there was any breach of a High Court injunction, individual teachers would not be imprisoned but the union would be exposed to the sequestration of its assets by the State.
    • In the proceedings before the Full Court, he made it clear that the applicant did not contest the order for sequestration of his estate.
    • He short-circuited moral claims concerning the unethical nature of sequestration by saying, in effect, that the legal right to confiscate made for the moral right to do so.
    • She had brought in a batch of anti-union legislation, specifically aimed out outlawing supportive action by separate unions, under the threat of sequestration.
    • That, however, does not mean that there are no cases of negligent contempt where a penalty in the form of committal or sequestration would be appropriate.
    • Some congressmen wanted ‘total confiscation’ while others ‘preferred limiting the act to sequestration.’
    • Protected trust deeds are less formal than sequestrations, since they do not involve any court process.
    • Penalties include an unlimited fine, sequestration of property and/or two years imprisonment.
    • And the same is true of a sequestration made in consequence of a company's failure to comply with an order or undertaking.
    • Public humiliation was often a more powerful method of control than even the sequestration of an individual's money and property.