Examples of seizure in a Sentence
the seizure of power by the rebels
property that is protected from seizure
the seizure of evidence by the police
Not all searches and seizures by the police require a warrant.
Recent Examples of seizure from the Web
In Iraq, the government’s seizure of territory held by Kurds there has only heightened those fears. Trump’s strategy of confronting Assad’s ally Iran has also raised the risk of a proxy conflagration on the ground in Syria.
And really, there is so much more to US-Russian relations than this latest turn downward, which has led to expulsions of diplomatic personnel and the seizure of diplomatic properties on both sides.
While the total accounts for only 8 percent of all seizures in California, that is the highest total in at least eight years.
The technique is sometimes used for depression or to reduce the number of seizures in epilepsy.
One of the seizures yielded 64 kilograms (more than 140 pounds) of the extremely potent fentanyl opioid.
Further, Bennett would claim that the officers violated his Fourth Amendment protection from unreasonable searches and seizures.
That would be the third round of asset seizures by the Trump administration as tensions mount between the U.S. and China over missile and nuclear tests conducted by North Korea, a China ally.
Adderall has some seriously scary possible side effects: headaches, insomnia, nausea, hallucinations, heart palpitations, and seizures, just to name a few.
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First Known Use of seizure
SEIZURE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seizure for English Language Learners
: the act of taking control of something especially by force or violence
law : the act of taking something by legal authority
medical : an abnormal state in which you become unconscious and your body moves in an uncontrolled and violent way
SEIZURE Defined for Kids
medical Definition of seizure
legal Definition of seizure
- seizure of evidence found in plain view
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