Definition of 'seizure'
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But does it make a difference that sacrificing a chicken does not control epileptic seizures? Christianity Today (2000)Only a small elite could understand and mastermind the seizure of power by the proletariat. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)They decided to leave him until the ambulance arrived in case he was having an epileptic seizure. The Sun (2006)He told police to make more use of temporary passport seizure powers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The second is that he was experiencing an epileptic seizure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Residents said that one injured woman died in hospital of an epileptic seizure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It works by detecting signs of seizure in the brain then delivering an electrical impulse to interrupt them. The Sun (2014)The drug is linked to heart attacks, seizures and respiratory problems. The Sun (2012)Officials confirmed a man in his 20s had a seizure and was taken to hospital for treatment. The Sun (2015)That said, around half of those who have one seizure without a clear cause will have another. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Just one in four seizures were passed on to the courts to hand out fines, it says. The Sun (2013)It was not until after she had suffered a seizure and been taken to A&E that a brain scan was arranged. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A prisoner's pain has been compared to suffering a heart attack and brain seizure. The Sun (2008)According to human rights groups, the junta detained some 500 people following its seizure of power. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Thanks to the pioneering op, she has just one or two seizures a week - and that is expected to improve. The Sun (2014)
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Translations for 'seizure'
British English: seizure /ˈsiːʒə/ NOUN
If someone has a seizure, they have a heart attack or a fit.
...a mild cardiac seizure.
- American English: seizure
- Arabic: نَوْبَةٌ مَرَضِيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: ataque repentino doença
- Chinese: 发作
- Croatian: napad
- Czech: záchvat
- Danish: slagtilfælde
- Dutch: aanval
- European Spanish: ataque
- Finnish: tautikohtaus
- French: attaque médical
- German: Anfall
- Greek: αιφνίδια κρίση
- Italian: attacco
- Japanese: 発作
- Korean: 발작
- Norwegian: beslag
- Polish: atak
- European Portuguese: ataque repentino doença
- Romanian: atac
- Russian: приступ
- Spanish: confiscación
- Swedish: konfiskering
- Thai: การเป็นลมชักอย่างปัจจุบันทันด่วน
- Turkish: nöbet
- Ukrainian: апоплексичний удар
- Vietnamese: cơn co giật
Definition of seizure from the Collins English Dictionary
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