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Translation of "seize" - English-Turkish dictionary

seize

verb [T]     /siːz/
HOLD B2 to take hold of something quickly and firmly tutmak, kavramak, yakalamak 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 fırsat varken alelacele süratle yapmak You need to seize every opportunity.Opportunity Freedom to act
PLACE to take control of a place suddenly by using military force ele geçirmek, zapt etmek 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 ele geçirmek, yakalamak Officials seized 2.7 tons of cocaine from the ship.Taking things away from someone or somewhereRemoving and getting rid of things
(Definition of seize from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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