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English definition of “capture”

capture

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈkæptʃər/
PRISONER C1 the act of catching someone and making them a prisoner: He shot himself to avoid capture.Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and accepting
CONTROL the act of getting control of a place with force: the capture of the city by foreign troopsControlling and being in chargeRuling and governing
(Definition of capture noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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