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Noun: abduction  ub'dúk-shun
  1. The criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife
  2. (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body

Derived forms: abductions

Type of: capture, motility, motion, move, movement, seizure

Encyclopedia: Abduction