Translation of "seizure" - English-Spanish dictionary

seizure

noun uk /ˈsiː.ʒər/ us /-ʒɚ/

the action of taking something by force or with legal authority

toma, confiscación, incautación
seizure of power/property/control
Seizures of illicit drugs have increased by 30 percent this year.

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

ataque
an epileptic seizure

old use a sudden failure of the heart

ataque
His aunt died of a seizure.
figurative humorous When I told her how much it cost she nearly had a seizure (= she was very shocked).

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