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English definition of “abduction”

abduction

noun [U] (MOVEMENT OF BODY PART)    /æbˈdʌk.ʃən/ specialized
the movement of a part of the body away from the middle of the body or from another body part: Listen for a clicking sound as the child abducts the hips.Direction of motionPoints of the compass
(Definition of abduction noun (MOVEMENT OF BODY PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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