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hijackverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.dʒæk/
to take control of an aircraft or other vehicle during a journey, especially using violence: Two men hijacked a jet travelling to Paris and demanded $125,000. disapproving to take control of or use something that does not belong to you for your own advantage: He resents the way his ideas have been hijacked by others in the department.
hijacker
noun [C] uk   /r/  us   //

hijacknoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈhaɪ.dʒæk/ (also hijacking)
an occasion when someone uses force to take control of an aircraft or other vehicle: The hijack ended with the release of all the plane's passengers unharmed. He’s a leading suspect in the hijacking of the jetliner.
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