Meaning of “seizure” - Learner’s Dictionary

seizure

noun uk us /ˈsiːʒər/
CONTROL [ U ]

the act of taking control of a country, government, etc:

a seizure of power
DRUGS ETC [ C ]

the act of taking away something that is illegal, for example drugs, by someone in authority:

a seizure of heroin
ILLNESS [ C ]

a sudden attack of an illness:

an epileptic seizure

(Definition of “seizure” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)