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Abduct

abduct vt

: to carry or lead (a person) away by threat or use of force or often by fraud
;also
: to restrain or conceal (a person) for the purpose of preventing escape or rescue see also kidnapping
ab·duc·tor [-dək-tər]
n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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