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kidnapping (n.)

1680s, verbal noun from kidnap (v.).

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Definitions of kidnapping

kidnapping (n.)
(law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment;
Synonyms: snatch
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