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Significado de “seize” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "seize" - Diccionario Inglés

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seizeverb

uk   /siːz/ us   /siːz/
B2 [T] to take something quickly and keep or hold it: I seized his arm and made him turn to look at me. He seized the chance/opportunity of a free flight with both hands (= with eagerness or enthusiasm).
C2 [T] to take using sudden force: The rebels have seized ten soldiers to use as hostages. Political instability helped the army to seize power. Troops yesterday seized control of the broadcasting station.
[T] If the police or other officials seize something, they take possession of it with legal authority: Customs officers at Heathrow have seized 60 kilos of heroin.
[usually passive] If a strong emotion or pain seizes you, you feel it suddenly: I was suddenly seized by/with a feeling of great insecurity and loneliness.

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(Definition of seize from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "seize" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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seizeverb [T]

us   /siz/
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)

Significado de "seize" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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seizeverb [T]

uk   /siːz/ us  
LAW if the police or government seizes property or assets, they take possession of them because they are illegal, or because the owner owes money: Customs agents last year seized $14 million in counterfeit electronics goods at the nation's ports. seize assets/property
US LAW, GOVERNMENT if the government or other official authority seizes a company, they stop it from trading because of illegal activity or debts: The government has threatened to seize any business that does not sell goods at the advertised price.
to take advantage of something that is available: seize a challenge/opportunity A Malaysian tycoon seized the chance to bid for the company, and won. By having a contract already prepared, you may be able to seize the initiative in negotiations.
to take control of something, especially when others are trying to stop you: seize control/power Disgruntled shareholders tried to oust the board and seize control of the company. In finance, telecoms, media, and technology, there is thought to be a rare opportunity to seize global market share.
(Definition of seize from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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