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    be seized by sth: if someone is seized by an idea, they are strongly convinced that it is right
    He [the prime minister] was very seized by the need to build on everything he was seeing in that stadium, whether it was the extraordinary performances of our teams, the ongoing challenges of getting more young people into sport, and also the extraordinary potential for the economic legacy.
    Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/08/2012 10:58:00

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an area in the countryside where there are both housing developments and farms, and many people travel to work in nearby cities

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