how to pronounce seizing


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seizing is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of seizing in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… and seizing incredible opportunities for …”

meanings of seizing


  1. The act of grabbing or taking possession.
  2. Such lashing used to temporarily immobilize the ends of a rope to prevent a knot from slipping or collapsing.
  3. Something seized.
  4. A type of lashing or binding by a small cord.


  1. Present participle of seize.


  1. That seizes the attention; impressive.

seizing frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word seizing occurs in english on average 1.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics seizing can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that seizing can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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