Translation of distraint in Spanish:


embargo, n.

Pronunciation /dəˈstreɪnt//dɪˈstreɪnt/


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    embargo masculine
    • For all the foregoing reasons, therefore, I conclude that the distraint upon the plaintiff's goods was contrary to law.
    • And the same process of distraint, warning, and forfeiture is to be repeated until he comes.
    • First, that the goods were not Mr Newman's and so not open to distraint.
    • Because there was no valid distraint, Canada Trustco's security was not displaced.
    • After the premises were abandoned, distraint was impossible.