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ABDUCTED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abducted mean? 

ABDUCTED (adjective)
  The adjective ABDUCTED has 1 sense:

1. (of persons) seized and detained unlawfully, often for ransom

  Familiarity information: ABDUCTED used as an adjective is very rare.


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ABDUCTED (adjective)


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Meaning:

(of persons) seized and detained unlawfully, often for ransom

Classified under:

Participial adjectives

Synonyms:

abducted; kidnaped; kidnapped

Context example:

the father restored the kidnapped (or abducted) child to the mother

Participle:

abduct (take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom)


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