The judge sequestered the jury for the trial because of the extensive media coverage on the high profile case.
An example of sequestered is a jury that is not allowed to go home until the end of the trial.
- Remote or difficult to get to; isolated: a sequestered village in the mountains.
- Set apart from or prevented from having from contact with others: a sequestered jury.
- Simple past tense and past participle of sequester.
(comparative more sequestered, superlative most sequestered)
- The village has become a favourite centre for tourists, but preserves its picturesque and sequestered appearance.
- It lies in the sequestered valley of the river Skell, 3 m.
- His petition against the new dean was considered; and early in 1641 Cosin was sequestered from his benefices.
- The birthplaces of these persons are still known, and to this day there are sequestered villages, nestling near the western base of the Ghats, which are pointed to as being the ancestral homes of men who two centuries ago had political control over half India.
- His fortune was found to amount to a million and a half of talers, and was sequestered but afterwards restored to his family.