Definition of 'captor'
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He returned after the war and made lasting friendships with his former captors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They rescued 55 survivors but the other hostages and their captors had vanished. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He found his heart softened toward his Japanese captors. Christianity Today (2000)Forced to read a scripted ransom demand, he told her that his captors wanted $10 million. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most emerged in the days that followed, to hear recordings of the imperial broadcast played to them by their American captors. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)
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Used Occasionally. captor is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'captor'
British English: captor NOUN
You can refer to the person who has captured a person or animal as their captor.
They did not know what their captors planned for them.
Definition of captor from the Collins English Dictionary
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