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Noun
A sudden attack of illness, especially a stroke or an epileptic fit
“Sam's driver's license was suspended for three years in 2001 when he suffered a seizure and hit a lamp post.”
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The action of confiscating or impounding property by warrant of legal right
“No documentation was given to me setting out the grounds for the search and seizure of my property which then followed.”
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The action of abducting someone using force
“The officers' seizure of the child from the caregiver's home without a warrant or probable cause violated the child's Fourth Amendment rights.”
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The action of taking possession of a place or land
“They continued the seizure of territory from other countries but did not manage the land well.”
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The action of attacking or raiding a place
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“Two months later, they attempted to launch a seizure of the city government with the intention of eventually seizing the national government.”
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A disease or period of sickness affecting the body or mind
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The action of seizing someone and taking them into custody
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A sudden attack or outburst of a particular emotion or activity
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A blockage, caused by a blood clot, of the blood flow in a coronary artery of the heart
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The act of forcefully dispossessing or depriving someone of something
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A temporary loss of consciousness
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A physical or mental breakdown
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The act of blocking, capturing or interrupting something in its path
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A sudden alarming shock or scare
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Stolen money or valuables
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The act of repossessing, or the condition of being repossessed
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A sudden failure of an institution or undertaking
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