how to pronounce sequester


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sequester is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of sequester in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… wheat or hay the trees sequester carbon …”

meanings of sequester


  1. To renounce (as a widow may) any concern with the estate of her husband.
  2. To seize and hold enemy property.
  3. To withdraw; to retire.
  4. To temporarily remove (property) from the possession of its owner and hold it as security against legal claims.
  5. To separate from all external influence; to seclude; to withdraw.
  6. To set apart; to put aside; to remove; to separate from other things.
  7. To cause (one) to submit to the process of sequestration; to deprive (one) of one's estate, property, etc.
  8. To prevent an ion in solution from behaving normally by forming a coordination compound.
  9. To remove (certain funds) automatically from a budget.
  10. To separate in order to store.


  1. A sequestrum.
  2. Sequestration; separation.
  3. A person with whom two or more contending parties deposit the subject matter of the controversy; one who mediates between two parties; a referee.

sequester frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word sequester occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics sequester can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that sequester can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

3) people, society, and culture;

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