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Definition of ABDUCTION


  • the act of abducting (to draw away from the original position) [n ABDUCTIONS]
  • The action or an instance of forcibly taking someone away against their will
  • (in legal use) The illegal removal of a child from parents or guardians
  • The movement of a limb or other part away from the midline of the body, or from another part
  • the act of abducing (to move something outwards or to infer an explanatory hypothesis) or abducting (abduct) [n -S]
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abductions abductor abductores abductors abducts abeam abear abearing abears abecedarian

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