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Translation of "hostage" - English-Spanish dictionary

hostage

noun   /ˈhɒs·tɪdʒ/
someone who is kept as a prisoner and may be hurt or killed in order to make other people do something rehén
(Definition of hostage from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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.
(Definition of hostage from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Translations of “hostage”
in Korean 인질…
in Arabic رَهينة…
in Malaysian tebusan…
in French otage…
in Russian заложник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人質…
in Italian ostaggio…
in Turkish rehine, tutsak…
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 Chinese (Simplified) 人质…
in Indonesian sandera…
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