Translation of "hostage" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun uk /ˈhɒstɪdʒ/ us

[ 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
take/hold sb hostage

to catch or keep someone as a prisoner

rehin almak
Two tourists were held hostage by terrorists.

(Translation of “hostage” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)