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English definition of “hijack”

hijack

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈhaɪdʒæk/
to take control of an aircraft during a journey, especially using violence: [often passive] The plane was hijacked by terrorists.Terrorism and political crime
hijacker noun [C] hijacking noun [C, U]
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