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seize

verb
 
/siːz/ ( present participle seizing, past tense and past participle seized)
to take hold of something quickly and firmly
agafar, agarrar
She seized my arm and pulled me towards her.
seize a chance/opportunity to do something quickly in order to use an opportunity
aprofitar una oportunitat
You need to seize every opportunity.
(Definition of seize from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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