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Bemäktiga sig - The Swedish Word for Seize

What does bemäktiga sig mean? Bemäktiga sig is the Swedish word for seize or take possession of. Some of its most common inflections are bemäktigade sig, bemäktigat sig, bemäktiga sig, bemäktigar sig. A great example sentence to help you learn Swedish online is 'Fienden lyckades bemäktiga sig den viktiga hamnstaden', which translates into 'The enemy succeeded in capturing the important seaport'.

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Translation:
  1. Seize
  2. Take possession of
Inflections:
  • Bemäktigade sig
  • Bemäktigat sig
  • Bemäktiga sig
  • Bemäktigar sig
Example:
  • Fienden lyckades bemäktiga sig den viktiga hamnstaden: The enemy succeeded in capturing the important seaport
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