Translation of seizure in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (of power) toma (feminine)Example sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (capture) toma (feminine) 1.3 u and c (of property) confiscación (feminine); (impoundment) embargo (masculine); (of cargo, contraband) confiscación (feminine), decomiso (masculine); (of arms, drugs) incautación (feminine)
- Force protection forces must flow in early to replace seizure of ground forces.
- Peaceful reforms eventually began, but his movement was brought to a rude and abrupt stop by the military's seizure of power in 1962.
- His seizure of power in 1969 was a ‘revolution’ rather than a coup d'état.
- Those who remained behind during the war protected the family property from seizure and confiscation.
- The Coast Guard is allowed to perform search and seizure without warrants, and they sometimes do tear boats to shreds, looking for cocaine.
- No documentation was given to me setting out the grounds for the search and seizure of my property which then followed.
- 2 countable/numerable [Medicine/Medicina] ataque (masculine) an epileptic seizure un ataque epilépticoExample sentences
- A Canadian court heard how an epileptic driver had a seizure while driving and killed a cyclist.
- The more serious problems associated with its abuse included epileptic seizures or heart attacks.
- If you have ever had a seizure or epilepsy, this may not be the best choice of medication for you.
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Spain's 1978 Constitution granted areas of competence competencias to each of the autonomous regions it created. It also established that these could be modified by agreements, called estatutos de autonomía or just estatutos, between central government and each of the autonomous regions. The latter do not affect the competencias of central government which controls the army, etc. For example, Navarre, the Basque Country and Catalonia have their own police forces and health services, and collect taxes on behalf of central government. Navarre has its own civil law system, fueros, and can levy taxes which are different to those in the rest of Spain. In 2006, Andalusia, Valencia and Catalonia renegotiated their estatutos. The Catalan Estatut was particularly contentious.