Seizure

  • 1 seizure — sei·zure / sē zhər/ n: the act, fact, or process of seizing: as a: the seizing of property that involves meaningful interference with a person s possessory interest in it seizure of evidence found in plain view see also plain view 2 b: the… …

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  • 2 seizure — sei‧zure [ˈsiːʒə ǁ ər] noun [countable, uncountable] formal 1. LAW the act of taking goods or property because they are illegal, or because the owner has not paid a debt: • An authority may threaten seizure of goods or disconnection of vital… …

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  • 3 Seizure — Sei zure, n. 1. The act of seizing, or the state of being seized; sudden and violent grasp or gripe; a taking into possession; as, the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. Retention within one s grasp or power; hold;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 seizure — [n1] convulsive attack access, breakdown, convulsion, fit, illness, paroxysm, spasm, spell, stroke, throe, turn; concept 308 seizure [n2] capture, taking abduction, annexation, apprehension, arrest, bust*, collar*, commandeering, confiscation,… …

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  • 5 Seizure — Seizure. См. Схватывание. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …

    Словарь металлургических терминов

  • 6 seizure — (n.) act of seizing, late 15c., from SEIZE (Cf. seize) + URE (Cf. ure). Meaning sudden attack of illness is attested from 1779 …

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  • 7 seizure — ► NOUN 1) the action of seizing. 2) a sudden attack of illness, especially a stroke or an epileptic fit …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 seizure — [sē′zhər] n. 1. a) the act of one who seizes, or an instance of this b) the state or an instance of being seized 2. a sudden attack, esp. of a disease such as epilepsy …

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  • 9 Seizure — MeshID = D012640 An epileptic seizure is caused by excessive and/or hypersynchronous electrical neuronal activity, and is usually self limiting.cite journal author = Blume W, Lüders H, Mizrahi E, Tassinari C, van Emde Boas W, Engel J title =… …

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  • 10 seizure — [[t]si͟ːʒə(r)[/t]] seizures 1) N COUNT If someone has a seizure, they have a sudden violent attack of an illness, especially one that affects their heart or brain. ...a mild cardiac seizure... I was prescribed drugs to control seizures. 2) N… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 seizure — UK [ˈsiːʒə(r)] / US [ˈsɪʒər] noun Word forms seizure : singular seizure plural seizures 1) [countable/uncountable] the action of taking something or taking control of something, especially using power or force seizure of: the seizure of the… …

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  • 12 seizure — n. convulsion, paroxysm 1) to have a seizure 2) a cardiac, heart; epileptic; uncontrollable seizure act of seizing 3) search and seizure * * * [ siːʒə] epileptic heart uncontrollable seizure [ act of seizing ] search and seizure [ convulsion,… …

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  • 13 seizure — sei|zure [ siʒər ] noun 1. ) count or uncount the action of taking something or taking control of something, especially using power or force: drug/weapons seizure: The government has made a record number of drug seizures this year. seizure of:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 seizure — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ biggest, largest ▪ drug (AmE), drugs (BrE) ▪ cocaine, heroin, etc. ▪ …

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  • 15 seizure — noun 1) Napoleon s seizure of Spain Syn: capture, takeover, annexation, invasion, occupation, colonization 2) the seizure of property Syn: confiscation, appropriation, expropriation, sequestration; Law distraint 3) …

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  • 16 seizure — noun 1) Napoleon s seizure of Spain Syn: capture, takeover, annexation, invasion, occupation 2) the seizure of banned goods Syn: confiscation, appropriation, expropriation 3) the seizure of …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 17 Seizure — La Reine du mal La Reine du mal (Seizure) est un film américano canadien réalisé par Oliver Stone, sorti en 1974. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Autour du …

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  • 18 seizure — sei|zure [ˈsi:ʒə US ər] n 1.) [U and C] the act of suddenly taking control of something, especially by force seizure of ▪ the Fascist seizure of power in 1922 2.) [U and C] when the police or government officers take away illegal goods such as… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 seizure — The act of taking possession of property, e.g., for a violation of law or by virtue of an execution of a judgment. Term implies a taking or removal of something from the possession, actual or constructive, of another person or persons. Molina v.… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 seizure — noun a) The act of taking possession, as by force or right of law. The search warrant permitted the seizure of evidence. b) A sudden attack or convulsion, (e.g. an epileptic seizure). As yet there had been no alarm of fever. The three seizures… …

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