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Translation of "hostage" - English-Turkish dictionary

hostage

noun     /ˈhɒstɪdʒ/
[C] someone who is kept as a prisoner and may be hurt or killed in order to force other people to do something rehine, tutsak People held in prison
take/hold sb hostage
to catch or keep someone as a prisoner rehin almak Two tourists were held hostage by terrorists.Capturing or taking possession of thingsGetting, receiving and acceptingPutting people in prisonPhysical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general
Translations of “hostage”
in Arabic رَهينة…
in Korean 인질…
in Malaysian tebusan…
in French otage…
in Italian ostaggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人質…
in Russian заложник…
in Polish zakładni-k/czka…
in Vietnamese con tin…
in Spanish rehén…
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 Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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