Translation of "seizure" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈsiː.ʒər/ us /ˈsiː.ʒɚ/

seizure noun (TAKING)

[ C or U ] the action of taking something by force or with legal authority

seizure of power/property/control 對權力/財産/控制權的攫取
Seizures of illicit drugs have increased by 30 percent this year. 今年,查獲的違禁藥品增加了30%。

seizure noun (MEDICAL)

[ C ] a very sudden attack of an illness in which someone becomes unconscious or develops violent movements

an epileptic seizure 癲癇突發

[ C ] old use a sudden failure of the heart

His aunt died of a seizure. 他的姑姑死於心臟病突發。
figurative humorous When I told her how much it cost she nearly had a seizure (= she was very shocked). 我告訴她花了多少錢時,她差一點嚇出病來。

(Translation of “seizure” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)