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seize

verb [T]     /siːz/
HOLD
B2 to take hold of something quickly and firmly хватать She seized my arm and pulled me towards her.Having in your handsCapturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
OPPORTUNITY
B2 to do something quickly when you have the opportunity ухватиться, воспользоваться You need to seize every opportunity.Opportunity Freedom to act
PLACE
to take control of a place suddenly by using military force захватывать Troops seized control in the early hours of the morning.Attacking and invading
DRUGS ETC
to take away something that is illegal, for example drugs конфисковывать Officials seized 2.7 tons of cocaine from the ship.Taking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
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