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seized

To have seisin,as in “He was seized of certain real property described as... .“

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I would urge the residents not to leave their vehicles unattended in any case, as we have instructed our inspectors to place the warning notice on the windshield if the car is dirty or damaged and seize them after 15 days," Saifaie said.
Insp Lucy Sewell, of Warwickshire Police, said the latest raid sent out "a clear message to all those trading in counterfeit goods that we will catch you and seize your assets".
Global Banking News-December 21, 2010--Italian authorities seize bank assets(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
Ali Al Maqhawi, Director of Airports Operations at Dubai Customs said: "Dubai Customs is keen to seize such prohibited items and prevent them from entering the country in view of their ambient danger and use in banking embezzlement and withdrawing money from ATM users through monitoring the drawer, using the ATM itself upon the user's departure, copying the entered banking data and then taking the money".
Balin was just in time to seize the boat before it floated off .
Even if we're not there and we just seize the fireworks, these people are out a lot of money,'' Smith said, noting his last seizure had a street value of $500.
According to a recent United States Supreme Court decision, the government's use of its authority to seize private land for private development is not unconstitutional so long as the government can establish that there is a "public purpose" to the proposed taking.
The pins seize up and you won't be too happy spending extra time wrestling with a stuck blade pin at the next inspection.
Daren Bakst, president of the Council on Law in Higher Education, says that if the stiff-pending reauthorization of the Higher Education Act includes an amendment allowing the Department of Education to seize Social Security payments, then that would turn the tables against Lockhart.
I also wish to underscore that the supplemental funds for international affairs activities that we are requesting are meant to cover costs we could not have anticipated in fiscal year 2005 in the budget request, or to help us seize new opportunities that have arisen to advance the cause of freedom and peace since that time.
The Bush administration, however, moved to seize Iraqi assets that "the POWs had been counting on to enforce their judgment," continued Moore.