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English noun: abduction

1. abduction (act) 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


Broader (hypernym)capture, seizure

2. abduction (act) (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body


Broader (hypernym)motility, motion, move, movement


Domain categoryphysiology









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