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se·ques·tered

 (sĭ-kwĕs′tərd)
adj.
1. Remote or difficult to get to; isolated: a sequestered village in the mountains.
2. Set apart from or prevented from having from contact with others: a sequestered jury.

sequestered

(sɪˈkwɛstəd)
adj
(Law) law requisitioned or confiscated, esp until the claims of creditors are satisfied or a court order is complied with
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sequestered - providing privacy or seclusion; "the cloistered academic world of books"; "sat close together in the sequestered pergola"; "sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"; "a secluded romantic spot"
private - confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy; "a private place"; "private discussions"; "private lessons"; "a private club"; "a private secretary"; "private property"; "the former President is now a private citizen"; "public figures struggle to maintain a private life"
2.sequestered - kept separate and secluded; "a sequestered jury"
segregated, unintegrated - separated or isolated from others or a main group; "a segregated school system"; "a segregated neighborhood"
Translations

sequestered

[sɪˈkwestəd] ADJ
1. (= isolated) → aislado, remoto
2. [property] → secuestrado, confiscado

sequestered

adj
(liter) villageabgeschieden; spotabgelegen; lifezurückgezogen
(Jur) assetsequestriert

sequestered

[sɪˈkwɛstəd] adj
a. (liter) (place) → isolato/a; (life) → ritirato/a, appartato/a
b. (Law) (property) → sequestrato/a
References in classic literature ?
Forsooth, there is a lake in me, sequestered and self-sufficing; but the stream of my love beareth this along with it, down--to the sea!
Considering themselves out of all danger in this sequestered spot from their old enemies, the Blackfeet, their encampment manifested the most negligent security.
When the inhabitants of some sequestered island first descry the 'big canoe' of the European rolling through the blue waters towards their shores, they rush down to the beach in crowds, and with open arms stand ready to embrace the strangers.
There was a roomful of old books at Bly--last-century fiction, some of it, which, to the extent of a distinctly deprecated renown, but never to so much as that of a stray specimen, had reached the sequestered home and appealed to the unavowed curiosity of my youth.
They have visitors in the high summer weather, when a grey cloak and umbrella, unknown to Chesney Wold at other periods, are seen among the leaves; when two young ladies are occasionally found gambolling in sequestered saw-pits and such nooks of the park; and when the smoke of two pipes wreathes away into the fragrant evening air from the trooper's door.
There once lived, in a sequestered part of the county of Devonshire, one Mr Godfrey Nickleby: a worthy gentleman, who, taking it into his head rather late in life that he must get married, and not being young enough or rich enough to aspire to the hand of a lady of fortune, had wedded an old flame out of mere attachment, who in her turn had taken him for the same reason.
They marched near a thousand miles to the south of the tropic; but the heat of the climate soon repelled the invaders and protected the unwarlike natives of those sequestered regions.
The garden was a large one, and tastefully laid out; besides several splendid dahlias, there were some other fine flowers still in bloom: but my companion would not give me time to examine them: I must go with him, across the wet grass, to a remote sequestered corner, the most important place in the grounds, because it contained HIS garden.
When the sun began to hang low, sending great fan-like streamers of radiance up to the zenith, we foregathered in a tiny, sequestered valley, full of young green fern, lying in the shadow of a wooded hill.
She knew the sequestered spots where the hens laid their eggs.
But far from any such ray of consolation visiting the lost, he stood bare of help and helpers, his portmanteau sequestered in one place, his money deserted in another and guarded by a corpse; himself, so sedulous of privacy, the cynosure of all men's eyes about the station; and, as if these were not enough mischances, he was now fallen in ill-blood with the beast to whom his poverty had linked him
They complained at Madrid, and obtained the consent of the weak-minded Philip that the convoy, without discharging its cargo, should remain sequestered in the roads of Vigo until the enemy had disappeared.