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Spanish translation of “hijack”

hijack

verb /ˈhaidʒӕk/
to take control of (an aeroplane/airplane) while it is moving and force the pilot to fly to a particular place
secuestrar
The plane was hijacked by terrorists.
to stop and rob (a vehicle)
asaltar; robar
Thieves hijacked a lorry carrying $20,000 worth of whisky.
to steal (something) from a vehicle
robar
Thieves hijacked $20,000 worth of whisky from a lorry.
hijacker noun
secuestrador
(Definition of hijack from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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