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seized

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

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Seize is a Sino-German joint venture established in Shanghai in 2009 and has research centers in Munich, Germany.
We have a number of other vehicles in our sights and further similar operations are planned for the very near future." The council has the power to search and seize vehicles if it suspects it was used to illegally dum rubbish.
Nabil Sadek, the Attorney-General, demanded a full report on the major breach and issued a judicial permit for the Italian judicial authorities to seize the 118 ancient pieces and update the prosecution in Egypt with all the information and relevant documents available.
"We are determined to crack down on this criminality and have Border Force officers working 24 hours a day at ports, airports and mail sorting centres to identify and seize counterfeits."
If you are caught hare coursing in Lincolnshire, we will seize your dogs, seize your car and see you in court."
Residents urged not to leave vehicles unattended as inspectors are instructed to seize them after 15 days' warning.
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.enpublishing.co.uk
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 .
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.