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[n] the taking possession of something by legal process
[n] the act of forcibly dispossessing an owner of property
[n] the act of taking of a person by force
[n] a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure"

Misc. Definitions

\Sei"zure\, n.
1. The act of seizing, or the state of being seized; sudden and violent grasp or gripe; a taking into possession; as, the seizure of a thief, a property, a throne, etc.
2. Retention within one's grasp or power; hold; possession; ownership. Make o'er thy honor by a deed of trust, And give me seizure of the mighty wealth. --Dryden.
3. That which is seized, or taken possession of; a thing laid hold of, or possessed.

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