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verb [transitive] abduct pronunciation in British English /æbˈdʌkt/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyabduct
he/she/itabducts
present participleabducting
past tenseabducted
past participleabducted
  1. to take someone away from their home, family etc using force

    He was abducted at gunpoint.

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 abduct pronunciation in British English /æbˈdʌkʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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singularabduction
pluralabductions

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