Abduction

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  • (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body
  • the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man''s wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife

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  • the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife ,
  • (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

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Abduction Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Abduction is the criminal act of taking a person away by means of fraud, persuasion, by threat of violence or by force.

During wars, children are often abducted.



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