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verb [transitive] kidnap pronunciation in American English /ˈkɪdˌnæp/
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present tense
I/you/we/theykidnap
he/she/itkidnaps
present participlekidnapping
past tensekidnapped
past participlekidnapped

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  1. to illegally take someone away and make them a prisoner, especially in order to make their family or government give you money or allow you to do what you want
    Three American tourists are reported to have been kidnapped by political extremists.

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kidnapper

noun [countable]
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singularkidnapper
pluralkidnappers

normcore

a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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boutonnière

a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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