2017年6月17日 星期六

seize, freehold maisonette , leasehold, atoll, Ayatollah, fascicle,contraband



freehold maisonette 1922

  新任立法會主席梁君彥,早前被揭漏報持有兩家英國公司的股權。立法會網站顯示,事件揭發後,梁君彥在上周三下午向立法會補回申報,補交的利益文件顯示,梁持有兩家英國公司Sun Hing (UK) 以及47 Onslow Gardens的股權,前者申報業務為成衣貿易,後者則為用來持有物業(Freehold)。
Reuters  China sent several ships to a disputed atoll in the South China Sea, preventing Filipino fishermen from accessing traditional fishing grounds and raising tensions in the volatile region, Philippine officials say. Read more: http://reut.rs/24B3sCw

Two Syrian Archbishops Abducted in Syria
The Syriac Orthodox and Greek Orthodox archbishops of Aleppo are the most senior church clerics seized in the conflict.
Major Banks Aid in Payday Loans Banned by States
Banks have become enablers of loans with interest rates far exceeding state limits. Subrina Baptiste, in photo, says lenders seized child-support funds in her account.

A cat has been detained in the grounds of a jail in Brazil with contraband goods for prisoners strapped to its body with tape.
一隻貓身上用膠帶綁著要送給囚犯的違禁品,在巴西一座監獄內遭到拘押。管淑平


The second extant Chinese translation is Taisho Tripitaka 671 (入楞伽經). This second edition was translated by Bodhiruci in 513 CE[6], and divided into ten fascicles.[7] This edition is criticized in the imperial preface to the later translation, which says that it contains extra words and sentences mixed in that detract from the original meaning.[8]


On Nov. 23, 1943, during World War II, United States forces seized control of the Tarawa and Makin atolls from the Japanese.

The Gilbert Islands (Gilbertese: Tungaru;[1] formerly Kingsmill Islands[2]) are a chain of sixteen atolls and coral islands in the Pacific Ocean. They are the main part of Republic of Kiribati ("Kiribati" is the rendition of "Gilberts" in Gilbertese[1]) and include Tarawa, the site of the country's capital and residence of almost half of the population.[citation needed]


maisonette
ˌmeɪzəˈnɛt/
noun
  1. a set of rooms for living in, typically on two storeys of a larger building and having a separate entrance.

fascicle

音節
fas • ci • cle
発音
fǽsikl
fascicleの変化形
fascicles (複数形)
[名]
1 小束, ふさ.
2 (出版物の)分冊.
3 《植物》錐花.
4 《解剖学》神経(線維)束.



a·toll (ăt'ôl', -ŏl', ā'tôl', ā'tŏl') pronunciationn.
A ringlike coral island and reef that nearly or entirely encloses a lagoon.
[Maldivean atolu, probably akin to Sinhalese ätul, interior (from the interior lagoon), probably from Sanskrit *antala-, interior, variant of antara-.]
atoll (Click to enlarge) atoll
An atoll is created as a coral reef builds up around an eroding volcanic island.
(Academy Artworks)




atoll[at・oll]
  • 発音記号[ǽtɔːl | ǽtɔl]
[名]環状サンゴ島, 環礁.

Ayatollah, Calling Britain Enemy No. 1, Taps Into Deep Distrust Rooted in History
Published: June 19, 2009
LONDON — When Ayatollah Ali Khamenei used his speech at Friday Prayer in Tehran to denounce Britain as “the most evil” of Iran’s enemies, he was striking a chord with a deep resonance in the psyche of Iranians, the legacy of a long history of British imperial intrusions into their country’s affairs.


Ayatollah
n. Islam.
  1. A high-ranking Shiite religious authority regarded as worthy of imitation in matters of religious law and interpretation.
  2. Used as a title for such a leader.
[Persian āyatollāh, from Arabic ’āyatu llāh, sign of God : ’āyatu, bound form of ’āya, sign, Koranic verse + allāh, Allah; see Allah.]


seize
verb


  • 1 [with object] take hold of suddenly and forcibly:she jumped up and seized his arm he seized hold of the door handle
  • take forcible possession of:army rebels seized an air force base the current President seized power in a coup
  • (of the police or another authority) take possession of (something) by warrant or legal right:police have seized 726 lb of cocaine
  • 2take (an opportunity) eagerly and decisively:he seized his chance to attack as Carr hesitated
  • 3(of a feeling or pain) affect (someone) suddenly or acutely:he was seized by the most dreadful fear
  • 4strongly appeal to or attract (the imagination or attention):the story of the king’s escape seized the public imagination
  • formal understand (something) quickly or clearly:he always strains to seize the most sombre truths
  • (be seized of) be aware or informed of:the judge was fully seized of the point
  • 5 [no object] (of a machine with moving parts) become jammed:the engine seized up after only three weeks
  • 6 (also seise) (be seized of) English Law be in legal possession of:the court is currently seized of custody applications
  • historical have or receive freehold possession of (property):any person who is seized of land has a protected interest in that land




Phrases


seize the day

make the most of the present moment.
[translating carpe diem]

Phrasal Verbs


seize on/upon

take eager advantage of (something):any momentary upturn was seized upon as evidence of recovery

Derivatives


seizable

adjective

seizer

noun

Origin:

Middle English: from Old French seizir 'give seisin', from medieval Latin sacire, in the phrase ad proprium sacire 'claim as one's own', from a Germanic base meaning 'procedure'

seize


  音節
seize
発音
síːz
seizeの変化形
seized (過去形) • seized (過去分詞) • seizing (現在分詞) • seizes (三人称単数現在)
seizeの慣用句
seize hold of, 
[動](他)
1 …を(急にまたは強く)つかむ, 握る
seize a stick
棒切れをぐいとつかむ
H seized her by the wrist. [=He seized her wrist. ]
彼女の手首をぎゅっとつかんだ.
2 〈物などを〉(人から)(力ずくで)奪う, 強奪する((from ...));…を(法によって)差し押さえる, 押収する
seize the scepter
王位を奪う
The police seized the contraband.
警察は密輸品を押収した.
3 〈犯人を〉捕らえる, 逮捕する
seize a thief
泥棒を捕らえる.
4 〈意味などを〉把握[理解]する(▼むずかしいことがぱっとわかること);〈機会などを〉とらえる
seize the point
ポイントをつかむ
seize a chance
うまく機会をとらえる
seize the day
今を生きる[楽しむ].
5 ((しばしば受身))〈恐怖・病気などが〉〈人を〉(急に激しく)襲う, 侵す;〈欲望などが〉とりつく
He was seized with remorse.
後悔の念にかられた.
6 ((通例受身))《法律》〈人に〉(土地などを)占有[所有]させる((of ...))
He was seized of a large farm.
大きな農場を所有していた.
7 《海事》〈ロープを〉くくりつける.
━━(自)
1 [seize on [upon] A]
(1) 〈人が〉〈A(物)を〉(急にまたは力ずくで)つかむ, 握る
seize on a branch
枝をひっつかむ.
(2) 〈人が〉〈A(機会・口実など)を〉とらえる, 利用する
seize upon a chance
機会をとらえる.
(3) 〈恐怖・病気などが〉〈A(人)を〉襲う.
2 〈機械・車などが〉(過熱などのために)動かなくなる;〈体の一部が〉急に動かなくなる;〈交通が〉渋滞する;〈組織・交渉などが〉行き詰まる((up))
The engine seized up.
エンジンが動かなくなった.
seize hold of ...
〈物を〉つかむ.
[古フランス語←中ラテン語sacīre(置く)]




In England and Wales a freehold is the ownership of real property, or land, and all immovable structures attached to such land, as opposed to a leasehold in which the property reverts to the owner of the land after the lease period has expired.
Freehold (law) - Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freehold_(law)

contraband 

音節
con • tra • band
発音
kɑ'ntrəbæ`nd | kɔ'n-
contrabandの慣用句
contrabandist, (全1件)
[名]
1 [U]((集合的))((複数扱い))輸出入禁止品;不正貿易品, 密輸品.
2 [U]密輸, 禁止貿易, 不法取引. ▼形容詞がつくと不定冠詞が必要
a lively contraband in arms
盛んな武器の密輸.
3 《国際法》戦時禁制品(contraband of war).
4 《米国史》(南北戦争中)北軍に逃亡した[連行された]黒人奴隷.
━━[形]輸出入禁止の, 禁制の
contraband goods
輸出入禁止品
contraband trade
禁止貿易, 密輸.
con・tra・band・ist
[名]密輸業者.

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