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Spanish translation of “hostage”

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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 Korean 인질…
in Arabic رَهينة…
in French otage…
in Italian ostaggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人質…
in Russian заложник…
in Turkish rehine, tutsak…
in Polish zakładni-k/czka…
in Portuguese refém…
in German die Geisel…
in Catalan ostatge…
in Japanese 人質…
in Chinese (Simplified) 人质…
(Definition of hostage from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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