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seizure

noun uk   /ˈsiː.ʒər/ us    /-ʒɚ/

seizure noun (TAKING)

[C or U] the action of taking something by force or with legal authority: seizure of power/property/control Seizures of illicit drugs have increased by 30 percent this year.

seizure noun (MEDICAL)

[C] a very sudden attack of an illness in which someone becomes unconscious or develops violent movements: an epileptic seizure [C] old use a sudden failure of the heart: 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).
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