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Impound

impound vt

: to take control of in the custody of the law or by legal authority [ a vehicle] [the police ed the dwelling until the search warrant was obtained]
imĀ·poundĀ·ment n


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.