Translation of impound in Spanish:


incautar, v.

Pronunciation /ɪmˈpaʊnd//ɪmˈpaʊnd/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (assets/possessions) incautar
    (assets/possessions) incautarse de
    • Under the law, police can impound the cars and the court can permanently confiscate a vehicle if it is used to commit a second offence.
    • More than 400 vehicles were impounded by the police over one weekend for traffic violations, including speeding.
    • This is the question irate travellers who have their cosmetics and wines impounded by security and customs personnel at Johannesburg's Oliver Tambo International Airport ask.
    • Initiative B was intended to remove the profit incentive from forfeitures and prevent police from zealously impounding cars or seizing property of innocent third parties in criminal cases.
    • If any watercraft owner, master, operator or managing agent fails to pay moorage or other service fees, a boat may be presumed to be abandoned, and may also be impounded by the Port.
    • In that case the police impounded a vehicle which was being operated without a proper validation sticker and by a person for whom there was an outstanding warrant for driving without insurance.
    • The amendments broaden the range of motor vehicles exempt from taxes to include unroadworthy motor vehicles and motor vehicles impounded by the tax administration or judicial authorities.
    • Cola said vehicles are only impounded and kept at police stations when there are difficulties in arranging for payments.
    • Subsequently HM Customs and Excise impounded the car on 15 September until 15 November.
    • Their driver's licenses have been seized and their vehicles were impounded for 48 hours.
    • The research added: ‘At present, police do not have the legal authority to impound these vehicles.’
    • Other times they would just impound our goods for selling food in the complex,’ she recalls.
    • The raccoon was taken into custody and the vehicle was impounded.
    • The policeman was checking and impounding the vehicles in public interest.
    • The taxi operators accuse government of failing to issue permits to taxi operators, and then impounding their vehicles for not having permits.
    • Tough new regulations giving the Vehicle Inspectorate powers to impound heavy goods vehicles operated without a licence are now in force with the industry's backing.
    • Two light goods vehicles were impounded and 1,800 litres of illicit oil seized.
    • The truck and the motorcycle were impounded as vehicles used in illegal activities.
    • He has been unable to stick to the agreed payments because he said he was unable to work while his lorry was impounded and because mounting legal costs for his appeal and the travel costs to and from Greece.
    • Police impounded the vehicle and forensic and DNA tests are being performed to identify the origin of the blood.
  • 2

    (vehicle) llevar al depósito municipal
    (stray dogs) llevar a la perrera municipal
    • The chicken was impounded by food safety officials after tests showed it contained nitrofurans and chloramphenicol.
    • One proposal was changing the amount of time dogs were impounded from 72 hours to one week.
    • Enviromental wardens were called to the scene and the dogs were impounded in a kennel in Blackburn.
    • Up to 30 dogs a week are impounded by Newry and Mourne District Council throughout the course of the year.
    • Figures from the latest report by Waterford County Council revealed that of 681 dogs impounded by the Pound last year, just eight were re-claimed and 21 re-homed.
    • The following is a listing of the dogs currently impounded at the Linn County Dog Control facility.
    • People had to licence their dogs and keep them under control on their own property, otherwise the dogs would be impounded and most likely put down.
    • At the moment, a lot of the costs of dogs being impounded and so on are borne by those who pay their rates.
    • Council Local Laws Officers authorised under Keeping, Control and Impounding of Animals Local Law 2003, have impounded the animals listed below.
    • Up to 30 dogs a week are picked up or abandoned and impounded by the council, and once they're in, they have five days for their original or a new owner to pick them up before the contract vet is called in.
    • You become an activist when your dog is impounded, or a freeway is built past your house, or your child gets a disease because of pollution or sour gas.
    • On Saturday, 13 stray cattle were impounded near Berlin after a motorist swerved to avoid them and rolled his vehicle.
    • Territorial authorities will have the power to impound dogs charged for dangerous offences, while their owners await prosecution proceedings.
    • The fish were to be impounded and handed over to the SPCA for safekeeping, Singh said.
    • Twenty-one animals were impounded for being on the roads, 71 drivers were summonsed for not wearing safety belts and five drivers were summonsed for talking on their cellular phones while driving.
    • In addition, every citizen has the right to pick up a stray pet and have it impounded by the Animal Control Officers.
    • Geraldton City Council and local vets are joining forces to reduce the number of lost and impounded animals.
    • It makes no sense to impound stray animals if there is no place to keep them.
    • Unfortunately, some horse owners find themselves unable to properly care for their animals, and the animals must be impounded.
    • Nowadays, as a conservation measure, local councils have imposed curfews for domestic cats and begun impounding felines found wandering the streets at night.