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 Meanings and Examples of IMPOUND
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impound
 v.  shut up or place in an enclosure called a pound; gather and retain in a reservoir, basin, or pond
Classic Sentence:
1  "And you'll probably find that your creditors will impound the banking account of Mr. Cornelius," said Holmes.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NORWOOD BUILDER
Example Sentence:
1  He called for elections officials in all states to immediately impound any voting machine that has flipped votes from one candidate to another.
2  The ship was impounded under the terms of the UN trade embargo.
3  The police impounded cars and other personal property belonging to the drug dealers.
4  The vehicle was impounded as part of the police investigation.
5  Panama brushed aside North Korea's demands on Thursday that it release an impounded North Korean freighter and its 35-member crew, pressing criminal charges against all aboard for endangering public security.