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English definition of “kidnap”


noun [C or U]     /ˈkɪd.næp/
the crime of taking someone away by force and demanding money in exchange for releasing themPhysical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general kidnapper (US also kidnaper)     /r/ US  // noun [C]
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