Definition of 'abduct'
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Last year witnesses saw a young woman being abducted by security forces who bundled her into a car and sped off. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It isn't her fault some evil person abducted her. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'abduct'
British English: abduct /æbˈdʌkt/ VERB
If someone is abducted, he or she is taken away illegally.
He was charged with abducting a taxi driver.
- American English: abduct
- Arabic: يَخْطَفُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: raptar
- Chinese: 绑架
- Croatian: oteti
- Czech: unést
- Danish: bortføre
- Dutch: ontvoeren
- European Spanish: raptar
- Finnish: siepata ihminen
- French: enlever kidnapping
- German: entführen
- Greek: απάγω
- Italian: rapire
- Japanese: 誘拐する
- Korean: 유괴하다
- Norwegian: bortføre
- Polish: uprowadzić
- European Portuguese: raptar
- Romanian: a răpi
- Russian: похищать
- Spanish: secuestrar
- Swedish: röva bort
- Thai: ลักพาตัว
- Turkish: kaçırmak birini
- Ukrainian: викрадати
- Vietnamese: bắt cóc
Definition of abduct from the Collins English Dictionary
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