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Verb

Infinitive
to seize

Third person singular
seiz

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to seize (third-person singular simple present seiz, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To deliberately take hold of; to grab or capture.
  2. (transitive) To take advantage of (an opportunity or circumstance).
  3. (intransitive) To have a seizure.
  4. (intransitive) To bind or lock in position immovably.
    Rust caused the engine to seize, never to run again.

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French

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:fr:Template:lang:la derivations]] sēdecim.

Pronunciation

Numeral

seize

  1. sixteen

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