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English definition of “abduction”

abduction

noun [C or U] (TAKING PERSON)    /æbˈdʌk.ʃən/
the act of making a person go somewhere with you, especially using threats or violence : There has been a series of abductions of young children from schools in the area . He was charged with abduction.Physical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general
(Definition of abduction noun (TAKING PERSON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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