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seize
British English: /siːz/
American English: /siz/

Translation of seize in Italian:

transitive verb

  • 1 (take hold of)
    (person, object)
    to seize somebody around the waist
    afferrare qualcuno per la vita
    to seize hold of
    (person)
    farsi allettare da
    (idea)
  • 2 [figurative] (grasp)
    (opportunity, moment)
    (initiative)
    to be seized by
    essere preso da
    (emotion)
    essere in preda a
    (pain, fit)

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

seize on:

seize on [something]
(suggestion, offer)
non lasciarsi sfuggire
(error)
farsi allettare da
(idea)

seize up

(engine, mechanism)
(limb, back)
bloccarsi

seize upon

seize on:

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