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abduct

verb [T] uk   us   /æbˈdʌkt/

abduct verb [T] (TAKE A PERSON)

to force someone to go somewhere with you, often using threats or violence: The company director was abducted from his car by terrorists.

abduct verb [T] (MOVE BODY PART)

specialized medical to move a part of the body away from the central part of the body or away from another body part: Listen for a clicking sound as the child's hips are abducted.
Translations of “abduct”
in Vietnamese bắt cóc…
in Spanish raptar, secuestrar…
in Thai ลักพาตัว…
in Malaysian diculik…
in French enlever…
in German entführen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 綁架, 劫持, 誘拐…
in Indonesian menculik…
in Russian похищать…
in Turkish zorla kaçırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 绑架, 劫持, 诱拐…
in Polish porwać, uprowadzić…
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