seizure

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ˈsiʒɚ / or /ˈsizjʊɚ/
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Noun[change]

Singular
seizure

Plural
seizures

  1. (countable & uncountable) If someone seizes (takes) something from someone by force, or arrests someone, it is a seizure.
    The police captain said that the seizure of the drugs was going to help catch the criminals
  2. (countable) If a person has a seizure, they move around without controlling it and their muscles get tense.
    He's on the floor and convulsing! I think he's having a seizure!