English-Spanish translation of seizure

Translation of the word seizure from english to spanish, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

seizure in Spanish

lawnoun confiscación [f], incautación [f]
  medicinenoun convulsión [f], espasmo [m]
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Derived terms of seizure
Examples with translation
The ownership of women begins in the lower barbarian stages of culture, apparently with the seizure of female captives. The original reason for the seizure and appropriation of women seems to have been their usefulness as trophies.
I had a seizure.
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Definitions of seizure
1. seizure - the taking possession of something by legal process
  appropriation a deliberate act of acquisition of something, often without the permission of the owner; "the necessary funds were obtained by the government's appropriation of the company's operating unit"; "a person's appropriation of property belonging to another is dishonest"
  arrogation, confiscation seizure by the government
  distraint, distress the seizure and holding of property as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim; "Originally distress was a landlord's remedy against a tenant for unpaid rents or property damage but now the landlord is given a landlord's lien"
  impounding, impoundment, internment, poundage placing private property in the custody of an officer of the law
  impress, impressment the act of coercing someone into government service
  recapture the act of taking something back
2. seizure - a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease; "he suffered an epileptic seizure"
  ictus, raptus
  attack a decisive manner of beginning a musical tone or phrase
  convulsion a physical disturbance such as an earthquake or upheaval
  focal seizure transitory disturbance in motor or sensory function resulting from abnormal cortical activity
  raptus hemorrhagicus seizure caused by a sudden profuse hemorrhage
  absence seizure, absence failure to be present
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