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SEQUESTERED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does sequestered mean? 

SEQUESTERED (adjective)
  The adjective SEQUESTERED has 2 senses:

1. providing privacy or seclusion
2. kept separate and secluded

  Familiarity information: SEQUESTERED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SEQUESTERED (adjective)


Sense 1sequestered [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Providing privacy or seclusion

Synonyms:

sequestered; cloistered; reclusive; secluded

Context examples:

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

Similar:

private (confined to particular persons or groups or providing privacy)


Sense 2sequestered [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Kept separate and secluded

Context example:

a sequestered jury

Similar:

segregated; unintegrated (separated or isolated from others or a main group)


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