Significado de “kidnap” - Diccionario inglés

kidnap en inglés británico

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kidnapverb [ T ]

uk /ˈkɪd.næp/ us /ˈkɪd.næp/ -pp-

to take a person away illegally by force, usually in order to demand money in exchange for releasing them:

The wife of a businessman was kidnapped from her home in London last night.

kidnapnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˈkɪd.næp/ us /ˈkɪd.næp/

the crime of taking someone away by force and demanding money in exchange for releasing them

kidnapper
noun [ C ] US also kidnaper uk /ˈkɪd.næp.ər/ us /ˈkɪd.næp.ɚ/

(Definición de kidnap de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

kidnap en inglés americano

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kidnapverb [ T ]

us /ˈkɪd·næp/ -pp-, -p-

to illegally take a person away by force, usually in order to demand money in exchange for that person’s release:

The wife of a prominent businessman was kidnapped today.
kidnapper
noun [ C ] also kidnaper us /ˈkɪd·næp·ər/

In the note, the kidnapper instructed the parents of the kidnapped girl to put $10,000 cash in a diaper bag.

(Definición de kidnap de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)