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English definition of “abduction”

abduction

noun [C or U] (TAKING PERSON)    /æbˈdʌk.ʃən/
the act of making a person go somewhere with you, especially using threats or violence: There has been a series of abductions of young children from schools in the area. He was charged with abduction.Physical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general
(Definition of abduction noun (TAKING PERSON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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