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skyjackverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈskaɪ.dʒæk/
to take control of a flying aircraft by force, usually in order to make political demands
See also
skyjacker
noun [C] uk   /r/  us   //
Flight attendants have been trained to cooperate with skyjackers.
skyjacking
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
The number of skyjackings has risen alarmingly this year. Skyjacking has become a major problem for the airlines.
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