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Translation of "hostage" - English-Spanish dictionary

hostage

noun /ˈhostidʒ/
a person who is held prisoner in order to ensure that the captor’s demands etc will be carried out rehén The terrorists took three people with them as hostages They took / were holding three people hostage.
take/hold (someone) hostage
to take or keep (someone) as a hostage tomar/coger a alguien como rehén The police were unable to attack the terrorists because they were holding three people hostage.
Translations of “hostage”
in Arabic رَهينة…
in Korean 인질…
in Malaysian tebusan…
in French otage…
in Turkish rehine, tutsak…
in Italian ostaggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人質…
in Russian заложник…
in Polish zakładni-k/czka…
in Vietnamese con tin…
in Portuguese refém…
in Thai ตัวประกัน…
in German die Geisel…
in Catalan ostatge…
in Japanese 人質…
in Indonesian sandera…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人质…
(Definition of hostage from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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