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Hijack

hijack vt

: to seize possession or control of (a vehicle) from another person by force or threat of force
;specif
: to seize possession or control of (an aircraft) esp. by forcing the pilot to divert the aircraft to another destination
hijack n

hi·jack·er n



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

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