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Definition of "kidnapping" []

  • Present participle of kidnap. (verb)
  • The crime of taking a person against their will, sometimes for ransom. (noun)

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Use "kidnapping" in a sentence
  • "Richard Barnes says a thought of a kidnapping is a bunch of foolishness."
  • "Another abandoned his presidency as rebels closed in, flown away in an American jet in what he described as a kidnapping."
  • "A trial witness has denied defence allegations that what he described as his kidnapping and night-long bashing was actually his own robbery attempt gone wrong."