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seize

verb     /siːz/
[T] to take something quickly and keep or hold it 抓住;奪過 I seized his arm and made him turn to look at me. 我抓住他的手臂,使他轉身看著我。 He seized the chance/opportunity of a free flight with both hands (= with eagerness or enthusiasm). 他急切地緊抓住搭乘免費航班的機會。 Having in your handsCapturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
[T] to take using sudden force 奪取;攫取;抓獲 The rebels have seized ten soldiers to use as hostages. 叛亂者俘獲了十名士兵作爲人質。 Political instability helped the army to seize power. 政治動盪使軍隊攫取了權力。 Troops yesterday seized control of the broadcasting station. 昨天部隊奪取了廣播電台的控制權。 Attacking and invading
[T] If the police or other officials seize something, they take possession of it with legal authority 沒收;查獲 Customs officers at Heathrow have seized 60 kilos of heroin. 希思洛機場的海關官員查獲了60公斤海洛因。 Taking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
[usually passive] If a strong emotion or pain seizes you, you feel it suddenly (強烈情感或劇痛)突然侵襲 I was suddenly seized by/with a feeling of great insecurity and loneliness. 我突然感到很沒有安全感,很孤獨。 Knowledge and awareness
(Definition of seize from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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