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Noun
The crime of taking a person against their will, sometimes for ransom
“The attack was only the second known kidnapping of foreign women since the wave of kidnappings began earlier this year.”
Noun
The deliberate commission of an act of violence to create public fear through the suffering of the victims in the furtherance of a political or social agenda
Verb
Present participle for to seize and detain a person unlawfully
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