Thursday, August 07, 2003

Words for the Week


escrow

n. Money, property, a deed, or a bond put into the custody of a third party for delivery to a grantee only after the fulfillment of the conditions specified.

putsch

n. A sudden attempt by a group to overthrow a government.

sequester

v. 1. To cause to withdraw into seclusion.
2. To remove or set apart; segregate.
3. In Law:
a)To take temporary possession of (property) as security against legal claims.
b)To requisition and confiscate (enemy property).


Man, it's 1986 all over again.

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