One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Napoleon's seizure of Spain’
capture, occupation, takeover, overrunning, annexation, annexing, invasion, conquering, subjugation, subjection, colonization
2‘the authorities resorted to the seizure of defaulters' property’
confiscation, impounding, commandeering, requisitioning, appropriation, expropriation, sequestration
distraint, distrainment, attachment, disseisin
3‘the rumoured seizure of UN observers by guerrillas’
kidnapping, kidnap, abduction, hostage-taking
British informal nobbling
4‘the baby suffered a seizure on the plane’
convulsion, spasm, paroxysm, collapse, sudden illness, attack, fit, bout
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