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Definición de “seize” en inglés

seize

verb [T]  /siz/ us  
to take something quickly and hold it: He seized her arm to lead her through the crowd. fig. While she was distracted, I seized the opportunity to take a cookie. Seize can also mean to take by force: Rebel forces seized control of six towns. If police or other officials seize something, they take possession of it by legal authority: The goods that were seized had been hidden in a shipment of paint.
(Definition of seize from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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